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  1. Junior Member
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    from A until B??

    I read the following sentence in one article:

    From the moemnt a tornado until it reaches the ground, it is usually not much more than a few minutes.

    Is the usage of " from... until" correct? We usually use "from ~to"
    If yes, how do you explain the usage here, if not, how should I change the sentence?



  2. Editor,
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    Re: from A until B?? is more common, but from..until is also used. However, there's something missing from the sentence- From the moment a tornado starts (or something)...


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