Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    navi tasan is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • Armenian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    2,677

    in the past, up to

    Are these sentences correct:

    1-The emphasis of the book was on societies that existed in the past, up to 7000 years ago.
    2-The emphasis of the book was on societies that existed in the past, until 7000 years ago.
    3-The emphasis of the book was on societies that existed in the past, before 7000 years ago.

  2. #2
    bhaisahab's Avatar
    bhaisahab is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Ireland
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    25,698

    Re: in the past, up to

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are these sentences correct:

    1-The emphasis of the book was on societies that existed in the past, up to 7000 years ago.
    2-The emphasis of the book was on societies that existed in the past, until 7000 years ago.
    3-The emphasis of the book was on societies that existed in the past, before 7000 years ago.
    I would go with #1.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •