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Which of the following sentence is correct?

1: He is in his 40s.

2: He is in his 40's.
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Jackson6612Which of the following sentence is correct?

1: He is in his 40s.

2: He is in his 40's.

Both are correct.
Also I heard "_at_ one's thirties".
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Hi,

Also I heard "_at_ one's thirties".

This sounds odd. In what context do you hear this?

Clive
Ant_222Also I heard "_at_ one's thirties".
Never heard it.
Marius Hancu
Ant_222Also I heard "_at_ one's thirties".
Never heard it.
Right you are, Marius. It would of course be possible to have at right before his 40s if another word required it. A word like look, stare or hint. All these take at: What are you staring at?

My imagination isn't good enough to come up with a natural sentence as an example of this. Perhaps others can help?

CB
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from what i remember - he is in his 40's is correct because it is a contraction. all words that are adjusted for slang have an apostrophe. for example: 'cuz, ain't, o'clock
Abbreviations, letters of the alphabet, symbols, numerals, and so on. The tendency nowadays is to add a simple -s at the end when pluralising these, though -'s at the end is still fairly common. So the abbreviations MP and VIP would preferably be pluralised as MPs and VIPs ; similarly words not used as nouns: whys and wherefores.

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Cool BreezeIt would of course be possible to have at right before his 40s if another word required it.

CB

1: What does the above red sentence mean?

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2: Is 40's a contraction of something, like 40ties?

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