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    to span?

    I found the meaning of this verb on the dictionary, but I am not sure about how to employ it. Is it ok to say:

    Written in 1980, when Albert was at the top of his career, this book spans the life history of albert


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    Re: to span?

    You have the idea, but as he was still alive at the time of writing, it doesn't span his whole life, but his life from birth to the top of his career.

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    Re: to span?

    that's brillant! Thanks a lot! Why why why I am unable to consider such obvious things?

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