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  1. onurediperu's Avatar
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    #1

    over = then

    although he was then sixty-three, he could do thirty push-ups with little effort.
    may i use then instead of over? does it give totally same meaning?

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    Re: over = then

    Quote Originally Posted by onurediperu View Post
    Although he was then sixty-three, he could do thirty push-ups with little effort.
    May I use then instead of over, does it give exactly the same meaning?
    No, if you used "over" it would mean that he is older than sixty-three.

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