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    #1

    years-long

    "..., followed by years-long domination by the Romans."

    "..., followed by many years of domination by the Romans."


    I am trying to settle a bet.

    Which one sounds better to natives?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: years-long

    AE prefers your second example.

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    #3

    Re: years-long

    Quote Originally Posted by rainous View Post
    I am trying to settle a bet.Which one sounds better to natives?
    I prefer the second, but that's personal. If the bet is important, you'd better wait for a few hundred responses.

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    Re: years-long

    I prefer the second.

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