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  1. #1

    what is the word?

    hello,

    if a woman had two children,one in 1990 and the other in 1993, how do we say this? I want to mention the three-year span.

    if she had them in 1990 and 1991, can we say "she had two children in consequtive years"?

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    #2

    Re: what is the word?

    She had two children within three years.
    She had two children in two years.

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    Re: what is the word?

    thank you for your answer,

    1) how can we mention 1990 and 1993 and use "within 3 years"?

    2) can we also say "she had 2 children in two year's interval"?

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    Re: what is the word?

    She had two children within three years, 1990 to 1993.
    She had two children in two years. [I don't think interval fits here; maybe "she had two kids in an interval of just two years" but why?]

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    Re: what is the word?

    so the following is also correct?

    "She had two boys within two years, 1990 to 1992."

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    #6

    Re: what is the word?

    Yes, if you changed it to three years, or used a 2-yr span (1990-1992 is 3 yrs)

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    Re: what is the word?

    thanks a lot and exuse my maths:)

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    Re: what is the word?

    Not to worry! Language is my strenght and math(s) is (or do you British say are? - Anglika will be sure to correct me!) is my weakness, too!
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