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    correct sentences

    A few years ago I got a job as a Banker and have been in this post till today.

    A few years ago I got a job as a Banker and have been in this post since then.

    A few years ago I got a job as a Banker and have been in this post ever since.

    Do all the sentences have the same meaning? Are there any errors in the sentence? Can the sentences be phrased in a better way?

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    Re: correct sentences

    To me, your first sentence suggests that you are leaving the post today.
    The second two sentences simply mean you still have the same job.

    You should not capitalize the word 'banker'.


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    Re: correct sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Philly View Post
    To me, your first sentence suggests that you are leaving the post today.
    The second two sentences simply mean you still have the same job.

    You should not capitalize the word 'banker'.
    Amen to that! Awesome Philly!

    Allow me to put in a few words:

    All of them are grammatically correct.

    They are pretty clear and well put, and the following is my childish version for your entertainment:

    I have been a banker ever since I got the post a few years ago.

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    #4

    Re: correct sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    A few years ago I got a job as a Banker and have been in this post till today.

    A few years ago I got a job as a Banker and have been in this post since then.

    A few years ago I got a job as a Banker and have been in this post ever since.

    Do all the sentences have the same meaning? Are there any errors in the sentence? Can the sentences be phrased in a better way?
    Yes, they have the same meaning. Sentences #2 and #3 sound better than the first.

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    Re: correct sentences

    Thanks, guys, for the replies.

    All the best.

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