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    How do we talk about holidays in the past?

    Hello,

    Suppose, you're standing in front of girls and want to say "happy 8th of March"(or any other holiday) BUT... the day was yesterday! And you still want to mention it somehow. That you "greet" them on this holiday. How would you do that??

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    Re: How to talk about holidays in the past

    We have the word belated- it can work in a late email, but it would sound odd to me in most contexts in speech.

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    Re: How do we talk about holidays in the past?

    BallsOfSteel, note that I have amended your thread title. We do not start a question with "How to".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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