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    a career lasting twenty years........

    If I want to write that an actor, in his autobiographical book, tells about his own experiences and these are the experiences had during his career which started twenty year ago....so it is a twenty years' career is it correct to say:


    He tells about himself and (about) the world he has known during twenty years of success.

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    #2

    Re: a career lasting twenty years........

    Only if he was successful from his very first performance. You could say "during twenty years of growing success".


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    Re: a career lasting twenty years........

    thanks


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    #4

    Re: a career lasting twenty years........

    Another doubt. Is it fine to say:

    together they go over Kelly's twenty year career..............

    ?

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    #5

    Re: a career lasting twenty years........

    You need a hyphen:

    twenty-year career


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    Re: a career lasting twenty years........

    yes the hyphen.....I forgot!!!!!! Thanks a lot!

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