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    had been announced some years before/earlier

    Hello

    I have a question. which one is grammatically correct.

    The doctrine had been enunciated by XXX some years before and advocated...

    or

    The doctrine had been enunciated by XXX some years earlier and advocated...



    Thanks for your help

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    Re: had been announced some years before/earlier

    Quote Originally Posted by susiq View Post
    Hello

    I have a question. Which one is grammatically correct?

    The doctrine had been enunciated by XXX some years before and advocated...

    or

    The doctrine had been enunciated by XXX some years earlier and advocated...



    Thanks for your help
    Hi,

    IMO, both can be correct, given the right context.

    charliedeut

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