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    Use of the word 'last'

    I would like to know if the use of the word last in the following contexts is correct:
    Last morning I went for a walk
    Last evening I heard the sound of laughter.
    Last afternoon I had a sandwich
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    Re: Use of the word 'last'

    Quote Originally Posted by Radha Naresh Kumar View Post
    I would like to know if the use of the word last in the following contexts is correct:
    Last morning I went for a walk
    Last evening I heard the sound of laughter.
    Last afternoon I had a sandwich
    radha
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    Re: Use of the word 'last'

    I am not a teacher.

    In Canada, last would only be used for "last evening" The others it would be "yesterday". Yesterday could be used for all three also.


    If you are talking about a vaction, for example, you could say "The last morning or evening of my vacation I went for a walk."

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    Re: Use of the word 'last'

    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    In Canada, last would only be used for "last evening" The others it would be "yesterday". Yesterday could be used for all three also.


    If you are talking about a vaction, for example, you could say "The last morning or evening of my vacation I went for a walk."
    The same applies to the UK.

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