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Thread: A case of Since

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    >>They lived in Oxford since 1987, but they moved to London yesterday.<<

    My reply: If you think it is grammatical, do it some more.

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    Does this work for you?


    They had lived in Oxford since 1987, but they moved to London yesterday.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Does this work for you?

    They had lived in Oxford since 1987, but they moved to London yesterday.

    Tdol,

    There are a few ways to avoid putting Simple Past with Since together, and yours is certainly a very good idea, Tdol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Does this work for you?


    They had lived in Oxford since 1987, but they moved to London yesterday.

    I've forgotten "had".
    Thanks for your correction

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