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    #1

    is this ok?

    My work is so boring today! When things are like this, the day takes a year to goes by.


    Is this sentence ok, please?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: is this ok?

    My work is so boring today! When things are like this, the day takes a year to goes by.

    My work is so boring today! The day is such a drag that it seems like a year to me.

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    #3

    Re: is this ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    My work is so boring today! When things are like this, the day takes a year to goes by.

    My work is so boring today! The day is such a drag that it seems like a year to me.
    thanks. your version is surely better than mine but is mine possible? i mean, if time goes by, can i say that ''a day goes by'' and, consequently, that ''it goes by like an year''?
    thanks again.

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    #4

    Re: is this ok?

    Work is so boring today! When it's like this, the day takes a year to go by.
    ... a day feels like a(n) entire year.
    ... the day drags on like a year.

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    #5

    Re: is this ok?

    my try
    (not only today)

    My work's such a drag. Every the bloody day takes a year to go by.

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