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    "Other than the B.H.S fire in 1977, it has been four decades since more than 100 Americans died in a fire".
    In my opinion the passage means that, apart from the fire in B.H.S. happened in 1977, in America no fires with more than 100 deaths have happened since 1960's.
    Do you think so?
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    Default Re: Explanation

    Quote Originally Posted by gianfranco View Post
    "Other than the B.H.S fire in 1977, it has been four decades since more than 100 Americans died in a fire".
    In my opinion the passage means that, apart from the fire in B.H.S. happened in 1977, in America no fires with more than 100 deaths have happened since 1960's.
    Do you think so?
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    Yes, but only if you assume that only Americans can die in American fires, and conversely that Americans cannot die in fires elsewhere.

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    Default Re: Explanation

    "Other than the B.H.S fire in 1977, it has been four decades since more than 100 Americans have died in a fire".

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