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    They started dating one month after that.

    Hello.

    1. He met her at a Christmas party two years ago. They started dating one month after that.
    2. He met her at a Christmas party two years ago. They started dating one month later.


    Do both sound good?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: They started dating one month after that.



    In each case, saying 'one month' ( rather than 'a month') makes the time more specific; I think in most contexts, 'a month' would be more likely, but 'one month' is certainly not wrong.

    b


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    Re: They started dating one month after that.

    Yes, a month and one month are both OK, but most people would say a. In regard to your question, both after that and later are also clear and correct. Most people would probably say later, in my opinion.

    Greg

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