Significado de “since” - en el Diccionario Inglés

since en inglés británico

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sinceadverb

uk /sɪns/ us /sɪns/

B2 from a particular time in the past until a later time, or until now:

Emma went to work in New York a year ago, and we haven't seen her since.
He started working for the company in 1995, and has been there ever since (= and is still there).
I've long since (= long ago) forgotten any Latin I ever learned.

Más ejemplos

  • Hostilities between the two groups have been in abeyance since last June.
  • Roz has adopted one or two funny mannerisms since she's been away.
  • I've been chewing the problem over since last week.
  • Their movements have been severely circumscribed since the laws came into effect.
  • Your piano playing has really come on since I last heard you play.

sincepreposition

uk /sɪns/ us /sɪns/

sinceconjunction

uk /sɪns/ us /sɪns/

since conjunction (BECAUSE)

B1 because; as:

Since we've got a few minutes to wait for the train, let's have a cup of coffee.

Más ejemplos

  • I'm afraid I'm not a very good advertisement for the diet since I've actually put on weight!
  • She stands a good chance, since only two people are contesting the seat and the other candidate is very unpopular.
  • I can testify to the foregoing since I was actually present when it happened.
  • There's no point hypothesizing about how the accident happened, since we'll never really know.
  • I presume that they're not coming, since they haven't replied to the invitation.

Grammar

(Definición de since del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

since en inglés americano

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sinceadverb [ not gradable ]

us /sɪns/

since adverb [ not gradable ] (TIME)

from a particular time in the past until now:

Alfredo left the house at six this morning, and we haven’t seen him since.
I got my first job in 1973 and I’ve been working ever since (= from then until now).

Modismos

sincepreposition

us /sɪns/

since preposition (TIME)

in the time after a particular time in the past:

A lot has happened since 1980.

sinceconjunction

us /sɪns/

since conjunction (BECAUSE)

because; as:

Since you’ve asked, I’ll tell you what I really think.

since conjunction (TIME)

from the time in the past when:

It’s been more than two years since we moved back to New York.

(Definición de since del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)