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    Three years' plus experience

    Hello.

    I was wondering whether anybody could help me with this.

    I am posting a job listing, and getting slightly confused with the possession rules of an apostrophe.

    I know that if I was to write "Three years' experience' that would be correct, but does adding the word "plus", negate the ownership? Does that make any sense? haha.

    So should it be:
    Three years' plus experience
    OR
    Three years plus experience

    I'm thinking the former, but want to make sure I am correct before posting.

    Thanks,

    Ben

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    Re: Three years' plus experience

    Welcome to the forum.

    For me, "three years' plus" works in speech but not so much in writing. I would use "Over three years' experience" or "More than three years' experience".

    If you must write "three years' plus", then keep the apostrophe.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Three years' plus experience

    Thanks for the help emsr2d2

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