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From "Jimmy,Jing Lv" <firep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Congratulations to Guys on Feb'23!
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2008 02:57:01 GMT
2008/2/26, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> Wow - I can't believe it's been 3 years already!  Just to answer your
>  question - "Since 3 years ago" isn't quite right in English.  Either of the
>  others is fine, depending on what meaning you want.  "I've liked for 3
>  years" generally implies I still like it now, while "I liked 3 years ago"
>  may not.
>

That's a lesson for me. Thanks Sian, thanks Nadya :)

>  Defender's day sounds cool :)
>
>  Thanks,
>
>  Sian
>
>
>
>  On 25/02/2008, Nadya Morozova <nad.morozova@googlemail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 5:26 AM, Jimmy,Jing Lv <firepure@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > >
>  > > Great work, a little suggest, shall we use "everything you like I like
>  > > SINCE 3 years ago"? :)
>  > >
>  >
>  > thanks for your suggestion, we could probably find something like your
>  > wording.
>  > I'm not a native speaker, so I'd wait for somebody with UK/US background
>  > to
>  > speak up. In my humble opinion, the new wording doesn't sound 100% correct
>  > or a bit unnatural. "I've liked for 3 years" would probably render the
>  > same
>  > meaning but would be more correct.
>  >
>  > cheers,
>  > Nadya
>  >
>
>
>
>
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Best Regards!

Jimmy, Jing Lv
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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