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    Question "It's two years that we haven't met" ???

    Hi!

    I would like to ask you how to say properly that, for instance, "two years have gone by since someone and I met last time".

    Do I have to use the present perfect?

    "It's two years that we haven't met" ?

    Thank you!
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    Default Re: "It's two years that we haven't met" ???

    Quote Originally Posted by alexcambridge View Post
    Hi!

    I would like to ask you how to say properly that, for instance, "two years have gone by since someone and I met last time".

    Do I have to use the present perfect?

    "It's two years that we haven't met" ?

    Thank you!
    "It's two years since we met."

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    Default Re: "It's two years that we haven't met" ???

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "It's two years since we met."
    Thank you, but that was the one I knew.

    Isn't there any other way to say the same?

    Thanks again!

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    Default Re: "It's two years that we haven't met" ???

    Quote Originally Posted by alexcambridge View Post
    Thank you, but that was the one I knew.

    Isn't there any other way to say the same?

    Thanks again!

    "It has been two years since we met."

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    Default Re: "It's two years that we haven't met" ???

    Quote Originally Posted by alexcambridge View Post
    Hi!

    I would like to ask you how to say properly that, for instance, "two years have gone by since someone and I met last time".
    !
    I haven't seen you for two years!

    it 's been two years since I last saw you.

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    Default Re: "It's two years that we haven't met" ???

    Quote Originally Posted by alexcambridge View Post
    Thank you, but that was the one I knew.

    Isn't there any other way to say the same?

    Thanks again!
    A: Can it really be two years since we saw each other? How time flies!
    B: You're still looking great!
    A: And you still owe me $20!

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