I have a work experience four months short of two years

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If somebody has a work experience of one year and eight months so can that person say "I have a work experience four months short of two years"?
 

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If somebody has a work experience of one year and eight months so can that person say "I have a work experience four months short of two years"?
It's not completely natural but it's understandable.

What did we tell you about the conjunction so in questions that begin with if?
 

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If somebody has a work experience of one year and eight months so can that person say "I have a work experience four months short of two years"?

Say:

If a person has a work experience of one year and eight months, can that person say....

As indicated, that "if" clause gets a comma. (I must admit that I missed that the first time.)
 

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Or "I'm just a few months' shy of two years at this job."
 

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It's not completely natural but it's understandable.

What did we tell you about the conjunction so in questions that begin with if?

I thought that you had asked me not to use "then" and "can" together in "if" question.
 

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Well, do you know what "shy of" in that context means ?:)
 

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Okay sorry, I didn't check it earlier. Thanks now I know.
 
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