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crashed out in practice for the Australian grand prix

An English dictionary gives the following example sentence: Schumacher crashed out in practice for the Australian grand prix. I'd like to know how to parse "crashed out in practice for the ...
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Why is “ten-minute break” singular but “two weeks' time” uses a plural?

We say a ten-minute break We say two weeks' time. Ten-minute is singular but two weeks' is plural, why?