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We came here five years ago and since then only one property has been sold. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But many young artists since have become wary of such composite arrangements. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She has since gone back to the family home. The Sun (2012)The couple have since moved in together. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It would be better than renting a place since you also have day housekeeping. The Sun (2012)This attitude has got him a long way since then. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This has since become part of punk folklore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most have since been eased back into the fold. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They had long since come to an accommodation with each other. Jan Fennell FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Many of these advances have since become routine treatments in healthcare systems around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Since time began people have honoured and respected their parents in gratitude for the very gift of life. Bethune, Helen Positive Parent Power (1991)But it is now 112 games since his last league goal. The Sun (2012)We became one of those couples no one wanted to see together since we were both so much more pleasant without the other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's also many years since he bought a decent player. The Sun (2012)The price has been cut by 2.5m since last year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is 13 years since he last boxed and he says that he wishes he had fought again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She has not used the machine since January as a result, drying her laundry over the radiators instead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since you live in Paradise full of happy people, the effort to subvert it must come from outside. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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British English: since /sɪns/ ADVERB
You use since when you are talking about something that started in the past, and that has not stopped from then until now.
When we first met, we had a row, and we have rowed frequently ever since.
  • American English: since
  • Arabic: مُنْذُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desde então
  • Chinese: 此后
  • Croatian: otada
  • Czech: od té doby
  • Danish: siden
  • Dutch: sindsdien
  • European Spanish: desde entonces
  • Finnish: sen jälkeen
  • French: depuis
  • German: seitdem
  • Greek: έκτοτε
  • Italian: da allora
  • Japanese: その時以来
  • Korean: 그 이래
  • Norwegian: siden
  • Polish: odtąd
  • European Portuguese: desde então
  • Romanian: de atunci
  • Russian: с
  • Spanish: desde entonces
  • Swedish: sedan dess
  • Thai: จากนั้นมา
  • Turkish: o zamandan beri
  • Ukrainian: відтоді
  • Vietnamese: từ đó
British English: since /sɪns/ CONJUNCTION
You use since when you are talking about something that started in the past, and that has not stopped from then until now.
I've lived here since I was six years old.
  • American English: since
  • Arabic: مُنْذُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desde que
  • Chinese: 自从
  • Croatian: otkako
  • Czech: jelikož
  • Danish: siden
  • Dutch: sinds
  • European Spanish: desde que
  • Finnish: jostakin lähtien
  • French: puisque
  • German: seitdem
  • Greek: αφότου
  • Italian: da quando
  • Japanese: ・・・して以来
  • Korean: ...한 후에
  • Norwegian: siden
  • Polish: odkąd
  • European Portuguese: desde que
  • Romanian: de când
  • Russian: с тех пор как
  • Spanish: desde que
  • Swedish: sedan
  • Thai: ตั้งแต่
  • Turkish: den beri
  • Ukrainian: з того часу
  • Vietnamese: suốt từ lúc
British English: since /sɪns/ PREPOSITION
You use since when you are talking about something that started in the past, and that has not stopped from then until now.
I've not seen her since my birthday.
  • American English: since
  • Arabic: مُنْذُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desde
  • Chinese: 自…以来
  • Croatian: od
  • Czech: od určité doby doteď
  • Danish: siden
  • Dutch: sinds
  • European Spanish: desde
  • Finnish: jostakin lähtien
  • French: depuis
  • German: seit
  • Greek: από χρονικό
  • Italian: da
  • Japanese: ・・・以来
  • Korean: ... 이후에
  • Norwegian: fra
  • Polish: od
  • European Portuguese: desde
  • Romanian: de la
  • Russian: с
  • Spanish: desde
  • Swedish: sedan
  • Thai: ตั้งแต่
  • Turkish: den beri
  • Ukrainian: після
  • Vietnamese: từ thời gian

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