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Adverbials of time

Level: beginner

We use adverbials of time to describe:

  • when something happens:

I saw Mary yesterday.
She was born in 1978.
I will see you later.
There was a storm during the night.

We waited all day.
They have lived here since 2004.
We will be on holiday from 1 July until 3 August.

They usually watched television in the evening.
We sometimes went to work by car.

Adverbials of time

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Hi
Would U please help
Are these sentences grammatically well formed?
Up until then I thought I was very clever, but......
Before that time I had not seen him . 

Hi,
Yes, both of those sentences are well formed. It's more common to say something like 'I hadn't seen him before then' and 'Up till then I thought I was very clever', but there's nothing wrong with your sentences.
Best wishes,
Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

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