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    #1

    there is an age gap/they have an age gap.

    Hello!

    There is a 20 year age gap between them.
    They have an age gap of 20 years.

    The first sentence is correct, i think.
    Is the second sentence OK?

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    #2

    Re: there is an age gap/they have an age gap.

    Yes, the first sentence is fine. But I wouldn't use the second one. (You don't "have" an age gap.)


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    #3

    Re: there is an age gap/they have an age gap.

    In the first, I would hyphenate '20-year'.

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    #4

    Re: there is an age gap/they have an age gap.

    You could also use age difference, at least in British English.

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    #5

    Re: there is an age gap/they have an age gap.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You could also use age difference, at least in British English.
    That works in American English too.


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