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    I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before you existed.

    Could someone please let me know if these sentences are grammatically correct and natural?.
    I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before before you existed.

    1) I have been wearing this type of clothes long before you existed.

    2) I have been wearing this type of clothes since before you existed.

    3) I have been wearing this type of clothes even before you existed.

    Thanks in Advannce

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    #2

    Re: I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before you existed.

    Do you mean before you were born?

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    Re: I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before you existed.

    Quote Originally Posted by andrewg927 View Post
    Do you mean before you were born?
    Yes that is right, thanks

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    Re: I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before you existed.

    "I have been wearing this style (of clothes) since before you were born."
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    Re: I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before you existed.

    Quote Originally Posted by farhankhan2007 View Post
    Yes that is right, thanks
    All three sentences should be fine but you should change to before you were born.

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    Re: I am basicly trying to say I have been wearing this before you existed.

    I like "before you were [even] born" and "before you [even] existed" equally.

    Also, note the correct spelling of "basically".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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