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    #1

    how long since you got married?

    Is this a correct sentence?
    "How long since you got married?"

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    #2

    Re: how long since you got married?

    No, it isn't. You have no verb in the main clause "How long". You can fix this by putting one there: "How long has it been since you got married?" "How long have you been married?" is probably the simplest way of asking.

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    Re: how long since you got married?

    Does this sentence "How long have you been married"? has different meaning than the first one? Does it also convey the meaning that one is asking -for how long the marriage was going on?

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    #4

    Re: how long since you got married?

    Both of Ray's sentences mean what you intend.

    In casual speech we may phrase it the way you did but not in careful speech or in writing.

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    #5
    Can these kind of other sentences are made in the same way. Like-
    How long has it been since you finished your graduation?Can be written as "how long have you been finished with your education?
    How long have you been awarded.

    I am quite confused if you will explain a bit it will be helpful.
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    #6

    Re: how long since you got married?

    How long has it been since you graduated or since your graduation?
    How long has it been since you finished your education?
    How long has it been since you received your award?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 07-Apr-2014 at 16:47. Reason: Minor typo

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    Re: how long since you got married?

    PayalDesai, you have "reported" this post with the message "Can't reply". Please click "Reply" and try again.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: how long since you got married?

    Please try refreshing/reloading the page- the thread is open and there's nothing at our end to stop you replying.

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    #9
    That time it was showing error even I tried many times. But now its fixed.

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