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    Prep "For" with time

    I often hear: He works for about 45 hours a week.
    Is it correct to say: He works about 45 hours a week.?

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    Re: Prep "For" with time

    Quote Originally Posted by tranlam1609 View Post
    I often hear: He works for about 45 hours a week.
    Is it correct to say: He works about 45 hours a week.?
    Yes, it is.

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    Re: Prep "For" with time

    Quote Originally Posted by tranlam1609 View Post
    I often hear: He works for about 45 hours a week.
    Is it correct to say: He works about 45 hours a week.?
    Actually, for me, the second is more common and more natural.

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    Re: Prep "For" with time

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Actually, for me, the second is more common and more natural.
    I agree and would add that "He works a 45-hour week" is also very common.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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