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    Question The usage of "in" for year

    Let say a person says: *we will get married in 2 years*

    1) In 2 years means more than 2 years but less than 3 years from now.

    2) Less than 2 years.

    3) Exactly 2 years from now.

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    Re: The usage of "in" for year

    It is imprecise. If I said those words, I would probably be thinking of something between 21 and 27 months.

    (Actually, if I said those words, I'd also be thinking about the need to get a divorce first.)

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