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  1. moonlike's Avatar
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    Is it OK to say "last years"?

    In a sentence like this "It was the last years of the war", how can we show those time periods? To me it sounds weird to use a plural form after last. Could you kindly say if it's right and natural? If not how can we express it? Should we say final years?
    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Is it OK to say "last years"?

    We'd be unlikely to say 'It was the last years', but 'during the last years of the war' is possible, provided the war lasted many years.

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