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    Regarding Since and from

    Sentence: "I love being a contrarian, have been one from/since the time I began trading and it has yielded me a good result, my contrarian instincts tell me he would prove guiltless in this"


    My question: Which preposition would be appropriate in the sentence from or since ?

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    Last edited by Joe333; 21-Apr-2010 at 17:33.

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    Re: Regarding Since and from

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Sentence: "I love being a contrarian, have been one from/since the time I began trading and it has yielded me a good result, my contrarian instincts tell me he would prove guiltless in this"


    My question: Which preposition would be appropriate in the sentence from or since ?

    Thanks
    Either would do in that context.

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    Re: Regarding Since and from

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Sentence: "I love being a contrarian, have been one from/since the time I began trading and it has yielded me a good result, my contrarian instincts tell me he would prove guiltless in this"


    My question: Which preposition would be appropriate in the sentence from or since ?

    Thanks
    Yes, either. But you're trying to put too much into a sentence, and you've become ungrammatical with the comma splice after "result".
    I'd suggest starting a new sentence there.

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