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    youngbut is offline Newbie
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    Default during vs in vs for

    Hello, everyone!

    I have got a question about the differces among in, during and for. Could take a look at the senteces below?

    1. I haven't enjoyed myself so much in years.
    2. I haven't enjoyed myself so much during years.
    3. I haven't enjoyed myself so much for years.


    I got #1 from a dictionary, so I am sure #1 is right and natural. But as for #2 and #3 I have no idea if they are right, because I have changed the preposition of in into during or for. Does #2 and #3 also sound natural or right?


    Many thanks in advance!

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    Default Re: during vs in vs for

    #3 is fine; #2 is not.

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    Default Re: during vs in vs for

    Thank you very much.

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    Default Re: during vs in vs for

    Your thanks are appreciated, youngbut, but you don't need to send them in a separate post or to thank us in advance in your original post.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


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    Default Re: during vs in vs for

    I see, KE. I got well your explanation of your new policy.
    By the way, could you explain why you don't use 'during' above as well?
    Last edited by youngbut; 07-Jan-2013 at 16:58.

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