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    myalcin is offline Newbie
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    meaning differences

    Do these sentences have the same meaning?
    over the last five years.
    during the last five years.
    in the last five years.

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Re: meaning differences

    They are similar. If you want to describe something happening throughout the period, then I wouldn't use 'during'.

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