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Unformatted text preview: I won’t be there until six. = I’ll arrive at six, not before. By November, the weather had become = Before November, it got colder, and it was very cold very cold in November. I’ll be there from three to six. = I’ll arrive at three and leave at six. 4 I can see you in five minutes. (starting after five minutes) I can see you for five minutes. (a five-minute talk) 5 I have known him since 1985. = It is 2007. We first met twenty-two years ago (in 1985). I have known him for twenty-two years. NOTICE: We can use after, before, since and until before a subject and a verb: We played football after we finished school. We played football until it got dark. We cannot use at, by, for, in and on in this way....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..
- Spring '10