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|tracygibbs The first one is like your using it in a present time while the second seems to be like just a posted message on a vendor glass message. |
|PreciousJones What if I'm saying it during the present time but we're not actually selling the made products at that exact moment? |
Could the first one still be used?
PreciousJonesWhat if I'm saying it during the...Yes. Both have to do with time near the moment you're speaking. These things don't have to be happening at the exact moment you're speaking.
|tracygibbs this one sounds so right...|
It wouldn't be long before they started shooting.
electrumWe say "five minutes before nine" and...Oh yes you're quite right. Well I suppose it's obvious now that my choice would be 'until'; but so far it's two against one, might as well choose 'before'. ...
makka2802but so far it's two against one,...Now I'm beginning to think that 'until' is better than 'before'. Here's why:
Begin with the two original sentences:
It won't be long before they start shooting.
It won't be long until they start shooting.
Elide the expletive 'it' and move the ...
|tracygibbs Stella knew Edward came for his education is the right one. |
kindaichi000Do you think this sentence is correct...No.
Stella knows Edward came for ...
kindaichi000is it appropriate?You haven't said in what context you would use it, so a judgment about its appropriateness is not possible. In any case, it doesn't make any sense to me. You don't say where Edward came for his education, and ...
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