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I've known Joanna since she was born.
Turkey has been a republic since 1923.
It's over nine years since our school has won a championship.
I hadn't seen her since she went to live in Hawaii.
Paul started sailing in 1986 and he's been doing it ever since.
Ever since I was at school, I've wanted to write.
Since arriving in New York, Thomas has had over 15 job interviews.
There have been many changes around here since I was a boy.
The accident was blamed on the pilot, who has since retired.
Last year the company was expanding, but since then things have got really tough.
Since Barbara is no longer my wife, I'm no longer responsible for her debts.
I won't be able to attend the meeting since I'll be on vacation.
You should talk to Karen since she's the one responsible for authorizing payments.
This is the American English definition of since. View British English definition of since.
old and no longer in good condition
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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