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    #1

    Over and more than?

    Are both the sentences correct?

    He brings in over 10 years experience in managing the Accounts Departments of multi-national companies.

    and

    He brings in more than 10 years experience in managing the Accounts Departments of multi-national companies.

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    Abusaad

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    #2

    Re: Over and more than?

    Both are fine, but to me "over" doesn't imply a limit; i.e. over the top, whereas "more than" often implies a number less than the next number in the series (i.e., more than 10 years could mean 10 years and 6 months).


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    Re: Over and more than?

    Thank you, Casiopea

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    Abusaad

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