4 - star/s

  • Gwan

    Senior Member
    New Zealand, English
    Yes, four-star hotel.

    I would say (unless there are contrary examples I can't think of) that the usual practice is to change from plural to singular when you use a phrase like this adjectivally. E.g.:

    This suitcase weighs 20 kilos. It's a 20-kilo suitcase.
    That man is six feet tall. He's a six-foot-tall man.
    This hotel was awarded four stars. It's a four-star hotel.
    My watch cost 20 dollars. It's a 20-dollar watch. etc. etc.

    Edit: Yep, what sound shift said, but more long-winded :)
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