Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Years"

The meaning of "Years" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Recent years have witnessed the posthumous inflation of the role of the hobbyist Alice Austen into that of a pioneering documentarian. mean?
A: It means something that she did as a hobby when she was alive has taken on greater importance since her death. It has also become a great historical resource, and what she did when she alive has become more significant.
Q: What does For the first 27 years of his life, mean?
A: @JOHNNYJOESTAR: Until he was 27 years old
Q: What does over the three years mean?
A: "Over the three years of your training, you'll learn how to be an electrician."
"Over the ten years I was in the Army, I didn't leave the country once."

"over the three years" and "during the three years" mean the same thing.
"In those three years," is referring to three years that aren't currently occuring.
"In these three years," is referring to three years that are currently occuring.
Q: What does Thirty years in the making, mean?
A: It means it started 30 years ago and is still being made.
Q: What does I know for years I bought into that lie mean?
A: Another way to say the phrase "For years I bought into that lie" is "I believed in that lie for many years". In this case, "bought into" means that you invested trust into something.

Example sentences using "Years"

Q: Please show me example sentences with for 10 years.
A: for ... years often associate with 'present perfect continuous '
1. I have been studying english for ten years
2. He has been working at that company for ten years
3. i haven't been dancing for ten years
Q: Please show me example sentences with I've been here several years ago.

Is it(have pp + ago) correct?

Are you talking like this?

Thanks.

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A: Examples:
Yes! I remember, I've been here several years ago.

This place looks familiar... I think I have been here many years ago.

Yes, I've been here a couple years ago.

Yes I've been there, 7 years ago.

These are all commonly used.
Q: Please show me example sentences with good for (two years or something).
A: You can use this expression in a few different ways.

Good for (a certain amount of time) = will last for
The new roof will be good for two years.
Meaning = The new roof will be of good quality for two years

Good for (something)= is helpful for
This new app is good for linguists.
Meaning = This new app is helpful for linguists

Good for (an illness) = will remove
Drinking whiskey is good for a cold.
Meaning = Drinking whiskey will help remove a cold

There is also an expression ‘good for nothing’ = useless, although it’s a little bit old-fashioned
That boy is good for nothing = he is useless
It can also be used as a noun:
He is a real good for nothing.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I have total of over 7 years of experience working as a designer, with 5 years as a creative fashion designer..
A: はい、とても自然です
Q: Please show me example sentences with Over the years.
A: Over the years, the town has grown into a large city.

His coin collection has increased in value over the years.

Synonyms of "Years" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between in a few years and in the next few years ?
A: You can use either one - but when you say "in the next few years" it could mean that you will be doing it within the next few years and "in a few years " could mean that you will wait for a few more years until you try it. Hope that makes sense haha
Q: What is the difference between I’ve been working for 5 years. and I worked for 5 years. ?
A: working indicates present tense. Worked is past tense. in working you are currently employed and in worked you are not.
Q: What is the difference between for the past few years and over the past few years ?
A: They mean the same, but saying "over the past few years" would sound more natural (:
Q: What is the difference between I've been learning English for two years. and I've learned English for two years. ?
A: @prominencial: "Been learning" means you still are learning now. "Have learned" means you once learned but you are not currently learning.
Q: What is the difference between I haven't spoken to her in years. and I haven't spoken to her for years. ?
A: They are both acceptable and mean the same thing, but "in years" is much more common.

Translations of "Years"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? This was 7 years ago. Time is passing quickly. In an informal way?
A: This was 7 years ago, time goes so quickly.

That's a way of saying it more casually, I suppose.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I am older many years than you
A: You can say "I'm many years older than you" or more commonly "I'm much older than you."
I'll give you audios for both :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Another two years {is / are ?} ... (e.g. required to complete the new building.)
A: 'another two years' is always a measuring noun because of 'another'. so you can only use 'is', no matter what comes after
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? in the past 20 years, I had been loved by my parents. I can never feel any love anymore since they leaved me.
A: In the past 20 years, I have been loved by my parents. However I can never feel love anymore ever since they left me.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Hello!I Nastya.I'm from Ukraine.I'm 15 years old.And I ' people about their age to communicate.
A: Hello! I'm Nastaya. I'm from Ukraine. I'm fifteen years old, and I would like to talk with people that are about my age.

Other questions about "Years"

Q: These years my life was not very easy going but I am sure I was tough enough Does this sound natural?
A: @Hanginthere-

You're welcome!
Because if you say "these past few years," you're including the present moment, so you should use the present perfect progressive tense "hasn't been going well"
Q: I haven't drunk in 3 years. Does this sound natural?
A: × I haven't drunk in 3 years.
✓ I haven't ... in 3 years.

1. I haven’t drank in 3 years.
(Meaning I haven’t had alcohol for three years)

2. I haven’t been drunk in 3 years.
(Meaning I haven’t been intoxicated for 3 years)
Q: I haven't drunk in 3 years. Does this sound natural?
A: × I haven't drunk in 3 years.
✓ I haven't drank in 3 years.

Q: After all these years

Please tell me the meaning.
A: @YoA24 I'm going to use an example sentence to explain, as it will be easier to understand:
"After all these years, you lied to me?"
After all these years would mean that even after all that time has passed, the person still lied to them (them meaning to person who is speaking the sentence). It's a bit hard to explain, but it basically means After the years THIS still happened.
Ask me any more questions if you need help(:
Q: In recent years, the number of foreigners living in the city has increased. the city has played a central role in providing opportunities to learn the Japanese language and culture that foreign citizens need, besides carrying out various projects such as providing infromation about disaster prevention and counselation desk for any troubles. Does this sound natural?
A: × the city has played a central role in providing opportunities to learn the Japanese language and culture that foreign citizens need, besides carrying out various projects such as providing infromation about disaster prevention and counselation desk for any troubles.
✓ the city has played a central role in providing opportunities to learn the Japanese language and culture that foreign citizens need, besides carrying out various projects such as providing infromation about disaster prevention and counseling.

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