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    #1

    one hour lunch break

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    I don't know which is corred, can you help me please?

    You must take at least 1 hour lunch break
    You must take at least 1 hour's lunch break
    You must take at least a 1-hour lunch break

    Thanks a lot !

    Will

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    #2

    Re: one hour lunch break

    Hello,
    I would say:
    You must at least take a one-hour lunch break.

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    #3

    Re: one hour lunch break

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello,

    I don't know which is corred, can you help me please?

    You must take at least 1 hour lunch break
    You must take at least 1 hour's lunch break
    You must take at least a 1-hour lunch break

    Thanks a lot !

    Will
    I would say that none of these is correct. While the third one seems natural enough, 'at least' says to me that the lunch break must last a minimum of one hour. What you would probably hear is 'You must take a one hour lunch break' or '...take one hour for lunch'.

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    #4

    Re: one hour lunch break

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello,

    I don't know which is corred, can you help me please?

    You must take at least 1 hour lunch break
    You must take at least 1 hour's lunch break
    You must take at least a 1-hour lunch break

    Thanks a lot !

    Will
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    #5

    Re: one hour lunch break

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post

    I don't know which is correct, can you help me please?

    You must take at least 1 hour lunch break
    You must take at least 1 hour's lunch break
    You must take at least a 1-hour lunch break
    I could accept #3 (if you had numbered them) but 'at least' is probably not what is meant. You wouldn't want the employee to have the lunch break stretch to two hours or three. You might as well give him every afternoon off.

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