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

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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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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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so the following is also correct?

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

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

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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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