Do you know the English word “fortnight?” How long is a fortnight?

Karen: How long did you stay in Japan?

Mary: A fortnight. I had a week off work for summer, and my boss let me take an extra week off.

a) one week

b) two weeks

c) three weeks

d) four weeks

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: b) two weeks