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  1. Anonymous

    a better expression

    Hello teachers

    1. Could you please help me choose a more appropriate expression:

    The price rose constantly during 3 months/ over 3 months/ for 3 months/ in 3 months.
    Or maybe should the sentense be changed somehow to sound more natural?

    2. And I`d also like to ask another question about the difference in the meaning of the following expressions:

    "in the past/ (last?) year" vs. "last year"
    "in the last August" vs. "last August"


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    1- over\for 3 moths
    2- in the last year = a period of about 365 days back from now. last year= 2003

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