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    #1

    meaning of "more than one year"

    Hey, dear native English speakers!
    Does "more than one year" mean at least two years to you, or just a couple of days or months longer than one year?

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    #2

    Re: meaning of "more than one year"

    Quote Originally Posted by TaiwanPofLee View Post
    Does "more than one year" mean at least two years to you, or just a couple of days or months longer than one year?
    To me, more than a year. means more than 365 days. More than one year suggests at least two years.

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    #3

    Re: meaning of "more than one year"

    TaiwanPofLee, I have moved this thread to Ask a Teacher from General Languages Discussions.

    This sort of question is better asked here as it is likely to attract a wider range of answers.

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    #4

    Re: meaning of "more than one year"

    I personally think of 18 months, or even 15 months, as both more than one year and more than a year. 1.1 s is more than one second, as well.

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    #5

    Re: meaning of "more than one year"

    I agree. More than a year/one year does not indicate two or more years.

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    #6

    Re: meaning of "more than one year"

    To me, it just means more than one year.
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