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    Default more minutes or minutes more?

    Do we say " I need five more minutes" or "I need five minutes more". Which is correct? " Does more come before minutes or after?

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    Exclamation Re: more minutes or minutes more?

    Quote Originally Posted by loveydovey View Post
    Do we say " I need five more minutes" or "I need five minutes more". Which is correct? " Does more come before minutes or after?
    Both are correct. In the 1st sentence "more" modifies the noun minutes and in case of 2nd it modifies the verb need.

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