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    for lots of years??

    I wonder if this the phrase in red is correct or if there's a better way to say it: "If he had killed somebody, he would have been put in prison for lots of years"

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    Re: for lots of years??

    Quote Originally Posted by nancrisatr View Post
    I wonder if this the phrase in red is correct or if there's a better way to say it: "If he had killed somebody, he would have been put in prison for many years"
    - "lots of years" sounds rather infantile.

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