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    Are phrases correct?

    They were arguing and before long they were fighting.

    They were arguing and not long after they were fighting.

    Are both the phrases correct?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Are phrases correct?

    I see nothing wrong in either of them but I prefer the first one. However it seems to me that there might be a slight difference in meaning but I don't know how to explain it.

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