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    Taka is offline Senior Member
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    after

    How does this sentence sound to you native speakers? Sounds OK?

    After living in this country for years, I've discovered many things.

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    Re: after

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    How does this sentence sound to you native speakers? Sounds OK? Yes.

    After living in this country for years, I've discovered many things.
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    Re: after

    sounds ok - another option could be

    "Having lived in this country ....."

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    Re: after

    Then what is the semantic difference between that one with 'after' and this?

    Since living in this country for years, I've discovered many things.

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