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    it's 22 years since my father died by bus accident.

    Dear teachers,
    I think this should be "It has been 22 year since ................. " I just saw a sentence with that pattern on a news page of facebookand I have adapted it in my own way.

    Am I right?
    Thanks.

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    Re: it's 22 years since my father died by bus accident.

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I think this should be "It has been 22 year since ................. " I just saw a sentence with that pattern on a news page of facebookand I have adapted it in my own way.

    Am I right?
    Thanks.
    "It has been 22 year since my father died in a bus accident."

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    Hi Mike, is it year or years? :)

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    #4

    Re: it's 22 years since my father died by bus accident.

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Hi Mike, is it year or years? :)
    Sorry. It should be "years". I just copied and pasted it from your question.

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    #5

    Re: it's 22 years since my father died by bus accident.

    "It's (It is) 22 years since my father died in a bus accident" is acceptable in BrE.

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    #6

    Re: it's 22 years since my father died by bus accident.

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    "It's (It is) 22 years since my father died in a bus accident" is acceptable in BrE.
    Also in AmE.

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