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    #1

    than other people spent vs than other people

    Hi,


    Question:

    Can sentence 2 replace sentence 1?

    Sentence1:
    I may spend more time on completing my work than other people spent.
    Sentence2:
    I may spend more time on completing my work than other people.


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    Re: than other people spent vs than other people

    I spend more than other people DO. :)

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    #3

    Re: than other people spent vs than other people

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,


    Question:

    Can sentence 2 replace sentence 1?

    Sentence1:
    I may spend more time on completing my work than other people spend.
    Sentence2:
    I may spend more time on completing my work than other people.


    Thanks
    ... than other people.
    ... than other people spend.
    ... than other people do.

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