over

Do not use “over” with numbers. “More than” is correct.

“Over” is predominantly a notion of height or extent.

It is permissible to use “over” with age and lengths of time.

With the latter, watch that you do not confuse “over” with “during”.

“More than 100 people attended the rally.”

“She took just over two hours to complete the race.”

See also under.

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