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Thread: A case of Since


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    Re: A case of Since

    >>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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    Re: A case of Since

    Does this work for you?


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



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    Re: A case of Since

    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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    Re: A case of Since

    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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