I am trying to construct following sentence:

Depending on how many nights accommodations that company would like to provide.

I have two questions:

  1. does this sentence make sense? do you understand what I am trying to say?
  2. should I use night accommodations or nights accommodations?
  • encoder beat me to an answer, but note that your example is not a complete sentence. "depending on" introduces a condition that defines something else. The rest of your example is the condition. But then it's missing what it is that the condition affects.
    – fixer1234
    Commented Mar 26, 2017 at 3:42
  • Plural sounds weird. In these cases the noun acts like an adjective, e.g. "four-night accommodation", but I don't know if it could work with how many. I can see it working, "how-many-night accommodation", but I don't know if it's correct. I'd go with something like "depending on the length of the accommodation".
    – Korvin
    Commented Mar 26, 2017 at 8:00
  • I disagree with Korvin; night is not acting as a noun adjunct here, so the plural is absolutely correct, because it's an accommodation of four nights.
    – stangdon
    Commented Mar 26, 2017 at 13:26

1 Answer 1


Since you indicate that there may be a number of nights, then nights is the correct form. If they decided to only provide one night, that would be said, one night's accommodation (the accommodation of one night).

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