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    past/last/previous

    Which are correct:

    1-When he paid us a visit last year, he did not remember much about our house. After all, he hadn't been here in the previous twenty years.
    2-When he paid us a visit last year, he did not remember much about our house. After all, he hadn't been here in the past twenty years.
    3-When he paid us a visit last year, he did not remember much about our house. After all, he hadn't been here in the last twenty years.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: past/last/previous

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which are correct:

    1-When he paid us a visit last year, he did not remember much about our house. After all, he hadn't been here in the previous twenty years.
    2-When he paid us a visit last year, he did not remember much about our house. After all, he hadn't been here in the past twenty years.
    3-When he paid us a visit last year, he did not remember much about our house. After all, he hadn't been here in the last twenty years.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    They are all OK.

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