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    #1

    Cool Four years away/time?

    Hello amigos!

    The election is in four years away/time.

    Which one works better in the sample above?

    Thanks,

    Sam

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    Re: Four years away/time?

    All these would be OK:


    The election is in four years' time. ("in", and apostrophe)
    The election is in four years. ("in", and no apostrophe)
    The election is four years away/off/ahead. (neither "in" nor apostrophe)

    b

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