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    #1

    How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    How many hours ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    Please check my sentences.

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    #2

    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    How long before the concert did you go to the washroom?

    The grammatical construction above is the one you need but I can't see a connection between going to a washroom (do you mean bathroom/toilet) and going to a concert?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    Who are you asking this question, and why?

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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    There is a serious connection at my age!

    Before we leave home or any place we are in that has a loo, my wife asks me "PP?". This is not the young child's "pee-pee", but a solicitous adult asking me if I have had my precautionary p***, something that is very necessary these days if I am likely to be out of range of essential facilities for some time.


    Many women who have given birth and many older people of both sexes have to remember their weaker systems when they go out.

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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    Ah, that's what my friends and I call a "squeeze wee"!
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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Ah, that's what my friends and I call a "squeeze wee"!
    Or a 'strategic' wee.

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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    This reminds me of a friend's observation, some years ago, that England had a thirty-to-one p ratio. I think the price of public toilets has gone up since then.
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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    The euphemism 'spend a penny' in BrE originates from the old penny (0.004167) you had to put in the slot to unlock a cubicle in public lavatories.

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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    The euphemism 'spend a penny' in BrE originates from the old penny (0.004167) you had to put in the slot to unlock a cubicle in public lavatories.
    In simple terms then, the pre-decimalization d:p ratio in Britain was one to one.
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    Re: How long ago did you go to wash room before leaving for the concert?

    I think Queen Victoria called it 'the royal wee'.

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