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    in 1905/ back in 1905

    Dear friends,

    1) The first Russian revolution occurred in 1905

    2) The first Russian revolution occurred back in 1905

    What does "back" add to the meaning?

    Thanks

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    Re: in 1905/ back in 1905

    Quote Originally Posted by milan2003_07 View Post
    Dear friends,

    1) The first Russian revolution occurred in 1905.

    2) The first Russian revolution occurred back in 1905.

    What does "back" add to the meaning?

    Thanks.
    It adds emphasis; that it happened in the past.

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