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    #1

    In the last one year period

    Hi,
    Question:
    where I should place "in the last one year period"?
    So, which sentence is correct?

    Sentence1:
    The existing level of the index is 1122 points, compared with the peak in the last one year period of 1300 points.
    Sentence2:
    The existing level of the index is 1122 points, compared with the peak of 1300 points in the last one year period.

    thanks

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    Re: In the last one year period

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,
    Question:
    where I should place "in the last one year period"?
    So, which sentence is correct?

    Sentence1:
    The existing level of the index is 1122 points, compared with the peak in the last one year period of 1300 points.
    Sentence2:
    The existing level of the index is 1122 points, compared with the peak of 1300 points in the last one year period.

    thanks
    They're both OK.

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    Re: In the last one year period

    I would have hyphened one-year. Whould this be correct?

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    Re: In the last one year period

    Quote Originally Posted by Hedwig View Post
    I would have hyphenated "one-year". Would this be correct?
    I would also call it a "one-year period".

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    Re: In the last one year period

    Thank you.
    It' past midday here. I'm not that sleepy that I should make so many mistakes in half a line.

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    Re: In the last one year period

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I would also call it a "one-year period".
    I'd say "in/within/over/during the last 12 months".

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    Re: In the last one year period

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I'd say "in/within/over/during the last 12 months".
    But that's not necessarily the same thing as "the last one-year period." It could be July and he is talking about a period that goes from January to January.

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    Re: In the last one year period

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    But that's not necessarily the same thing as "the last one-year period." It could be July and he is talking about a period that goes from January to January.
    If it does refer to "the last one year period up until now", I'd use "within the last 12 months".
    It's true there's some ambiguity in the original sentence. The last one year period may have been in 1990, since when they've been using periods of 2 years. I would write the sentence so that it's unambiguous.

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