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: Please show me how to pronounce "I've been studying English for four years but I still can't speak it.".
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Imagine that you are seven years old. You are participating in an experiment. A
researcher greets you and shows you into a small room. Does this sound natural?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: It’s me five years ago. Does this sound natural?
A: @Rickyshie 在顯示圖片時,你還可以說“This is me five years ago.” 🙂
Q: Please show me how to pronounce Two years / two ears.
A: two years
two ears
for two years I was living without two ears.

pronunciation hint: be careful with the 'y' sound, and that will help make it clear which word you're saying.
Q: It has been almost 6 years since I started snailmailing.When I was 11,my mom found a pamphlate about snailmiling by chance.It sounded very interesting to me even though I didn't know anything about it so I just applied it right away.
I still vividly remember the day when I received the first letter from british girl named Lucy. That first letter I'd received still smelled like the distant foreign lands it came from. Excitedly,I thought about what I wanted to write back.
Recently I've started using SNS more and more, and in doing so I've lost something that I knew from everyday life. Writing letters brings it back to me, and has become very important to me.Writing is oviously fun but waiting for the letter is fun in its own way.
The letters for my dad when I was young, the letters from my Pen friends from various countries,the letters for my late grandfather, even now are all placed carefully in a drawer.
Letters remain in our hearts, they are something that remind us of the past.
One letter is always enough to make our heart warm. Does this sound natural?
A: It's been almost 6 years since I started snailmailing. When I was 11, my mom found a pamphlet about snailmailing by chance. I found it very interesting despite not knowing much about it so I tried it.

I can still vividly remember the day when I received the first letter from a British girl named Lucy. The letter still smelled like the distant foreign lands where it came from. Excitedly, I thought about what I wanted to write back.

Recently, I've started using SNS more and more, and in doing so, I've lost something that I knew from everyday life. This made me go back to writing letters and it has become very important to me. Writing is absolutely fun but waiting for letters is even more fun in its own way.

The letters from my dad when I was young, the ones from my pen friends from various countries, and those from my late grandfather are all placed carefully in a drawer until now.

Letters remain in our hearts, they are something that remind us of the past.

One letter is always enough to make our heart warm.

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