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30 + years reads as "thirty plus years?"

 
 
Reply Wed 3 Nov, 2010 02:33 am

Or "more than thirty years?"

Context:

I'm not a dr, just someone who's worked with infectious diseases and diagnostic immunology research for the past 30+ years.
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Region Philbis
 
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Reply Wed 3 Nov, 2010 03:24 am
@oristarA,

"thirty plus years"

(there should not be a space after the 30)...
oristarA
 
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Reply Wed 3 Nov, 2010 07:32 am
@Region Philbis,
Thanks
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JPB
 
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Reply Wed 3 Nov, 2010 07:53 am
@oristarA,
oristarA wrote:


Or "more than thirty years?"

Context:

I'm not a dr, just someone who's worked with infectious diseases and diagnostic immunology research for the past 30+ years.

Very Happy
It reads as "thirty plus years" and means "more than thirty years", so either context is correct.

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JTT
 
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Reply Wed 3 Nov, 2010 08:16 pm
A fine example of the benefits for ESLs of engaging native speakers.
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ELIO
 
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Reply Thu 4 Nov, 2010 07:21 am
@oristarA,
WHAT ABOUT IF YOU READ IT AS THIRTY TYEARS TO GIVE YOU THIRTY TEARS
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