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    #1

    It's already been...

    Please check.

    It's already been years since I've not been drinking mineral water, until it's still.

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    #2

    Re: It's already been...

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Please check.

    It's already been years since I've not been drinking mineral water, until it's still.
    It doesn't make a lot of sense.

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    #3

    Re: It's already been...

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Please check.

    It's already been years since I've not been drinking mineral water, until it's still.
    Does that mean that you buy sparkling water, open it, and then drink it only after the bubbles (carbon dioxide) have dissipated?

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    #4

    Re: It's already been...

    not a teacher

    Is this what you want to say?
    It's been years since I stopped drinking mineral water, unless it's still.

    That's "still" in the sense of not carbonated.

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    #5

    Re: It's already been...

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    not a teacher

    Is this what you want to say?
    It's been years since I stopped drinking mineral water, unless it's still.

    That's "still" in the sense of not carbonated.
    That would be my guess with "unless". "Until" implies a process.

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    #6

    Re: It's already been...

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    not a teacher

    Is this what you want to say?
    It's been years since I stopped drinking mineral water, unless it's still.

    That's "still" in the sense of not carbonated.
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    That would be my guess with "unless". "Until" implies a process.
    As I said, it doesn't make much sense.

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    #7

    Re: It's already been...

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Does that mean that you buy sparkling water, open it, and then drink it only after the bubbles (carbon dioxide) have dissipated?
    Yes, exactly.

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    #8

    Re: It's already been...

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    As I said, it doesn't make much sense.
    Can you explain why it doesn't make sense? And if you can write your version.

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