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    #1

    booming into

    Are these sentences correct:

    1) The economy boomed into the early 20th century.

    2) The economy was booming into the early 20th century.

    Do they have the same structure as:
    a) He ran into the room.
    or:
    b) He worked into the late hours of the night.

    I think they correspond to 'b'.

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    #2

    Re: booming into

    I do not think the sentence is natural, though not incorrect.

    The economy was booming until the early 20th century.
    The economic boom lasted until the early 20th century.
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    Re: booming into

    They're closer to b) in meaning for me as they carry the idea of having taken place earlier too.

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