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    Tinabien is offline Newbie
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    Default This job is longer or longer than expected

    Dear all,
    I have one sentence, but I am not sure which one should be used correctly.
    They are:
    1. Because of weather condition, this job is longer
    or
    2. Because of weather condition, this job is longer than expected.

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    Default Re: This job is longer or longer than expected

    Neither is correct.

    'Because of the weather conditions, this job will take longer than expected.'

    Rover

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    Default Re: This job is longer or longer than expected

    Of course Rover is correct. Your sentence, however, didn't specify if the job has been finished or is continuing. Depending on its progress, you could also say "Because of weather conditions, this job has taken longer than expected" or "...took longer than expected"or even "...is taking longer than expected."

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