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    Eva has been to Thailand "some/several" times.

    Eva has been to Thailand some times.
    Is this sentence correct? Do you say "some times" in English? If we change "some times" to "several times" here, I will think this sentence is perfectly good. But I just think the expression of "some times" is a little odd here. Do you native speakers agree with me? Thank you!

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    Re: Eva has been to Thailand "some/several" times.

    I agree. We don't say 'some times' in this context.

    If you don't need to be specific and say 'three times', you can say 'several times', 'a number of times' or 'a few times'.

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