Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Persian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran

    • Join Date: Nov 2013
    • Posts: 105
    #1

    It took him two hours more/two more hours

    Hi.
    Which one is correct to say?
    1-It took him two hours more to train the first group than the second group.
    2-It took him two more hours to train the first group than the second group.
    3-It took two hours more for him to train the first group than the second group.
    4-It took two more hours for him to train the first group than the second group.

    Thanks.

  1. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 24,983
    #2

    Re: It took him two hours more/two more hours

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan. View Post
    Hi.
    Which one is correct to say?
    1-It took him two hours more to train the first group than the second group.
    2-It took him two more hours to train the first group than the second group.
    3-It took two hours more for him to train the first group than the second group.
    4-It took two more hours for him to train the first group than the second group.

    Thanks.
    Numbers 1 and 3 are OK. Numbers 2 and 4 are wrong.

Similar Threads

  1. 24-hour notice or 24 hours' notice or 24 hours notice
    By likesEnglish in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-May-2011, 00:31
  2. It was several hours later
    By Bushwhacker in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 17-Dec-2010, 19:06
  3. every few hours
    By ostap77 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-Oct-2010, 16:12
  4. "studying hours" or "study hours"
    By Daniele Menezes in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-May-2008, 08:24
  5. 22 hours
    By bieasy in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 13-Feb-2008, 00:12

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •