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    #1

    for many years/ for long years

    Dear all,

    Haruki Murakami has been one of the most popular novelists in Japan for many/ long years.

    Are "for many years" and "for long years" the same in meaning?

    Thank you!

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    Last edited by optimistic pessimist; 13-May-2012 at 16:15.

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    Re: for many years/ for long years

    No. 'For long years' is unnatural.

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    Re: for many years/ for long years

    It should read "... one of the most popular novelists ..."

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