Over versus More Than

"Over" means "physically above." "More than" is a way to describe value when using numerals. Use "more than" when we're talking about any given value.

Examples:


  • Paquette performed more than 5,000 robotic surgeries last year.

  • More than 50 patients attended Paquette's obstetrics seminar.

  • Hanson is over his allotted time off, and is now on suspension.


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