My best friend passed away at age 45.

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My best friend passed away at age 45.

Post by tamguatlay » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:55 pm

Dear Alan,

My best friend passed away at age 45.

Should it be "the age of 45" instead?

Thanks.

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Re: My best friend passed away at age 45.

Post by Alan » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:44 am

The first is AmE, the second more common in BrE.

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