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    "years later" collocation

    Could I use the expression "twenty years later" at the end of a sentence? The context is a description of a graph and I want to write that those figures fell dramatically twenty years later. Thank you!

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    Re: "years later" collocation

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    Re: "years later" collocation

    ... though, of course, more context would help. I you are simply interpreting a graph, tacking on 'twenty years later' will always be possible, but doing something else with those words may be a better bet: 'As the graph shows, sales increased steadily throughout the sixties; twenty years later, though, there was a sharp decline'.

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