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    #1

    meaning

    Hi,
    What's the meaning of this sentence?
    How a long time you have been mother!

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    #2

    Re: meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by mehdihas View Post
    Hi,
    What's the meaning of this sentence?
    How a long time you have been mother!
    As it is, it doesn't mean anything.

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    #3

    Re: meaning

    How long have you been a mother?

    (Or "How old is your oldest child?")
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: meaning

    Or, "What a long time you have been, mother!"

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    #5

    Re: meaning

    Or, "You've been a mother for a long time!"

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