For hundreds of years

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Definition

(I've known him) for hundreds of years: (I've known him) since the beginning of time, for centuries
preposition, idiom

(I lived in Australia) for 3 months: (I lived in Australia) for a period of three months
preposition

Examples

  • "Bruno, for years I have been making perfumes to make people smell good."
  • "I'm going away for a few days because I'm bringing Democracy to Peacenikland"
  • "Warbuckle : Y'all have been drinking for hours!"
  • "If Gidyeon decides to slash his prices again, I promise you that we will no longer do business with him, and we will consider legal action against him. I've learned from my sources that this liquidation sale was only advertised online for a few days, and that the page views on the website were modest, so I hope that your sales weren't adversely affected."
  • "Sandra : I've been watching you for 10 minutes."
  • "With just a few minor tweaks and several hundred billable hours, we are fairly certain that the Delavigne Corporation can restore its reputation at least for a few months - that's the Slick Brand Solutions guarantee*."
  • "For example, every morning at 10:00 AM sharp, we could all turn on our intercoms and laugh together for 30 seconds."
  • "Now that I 'know' him for two years I'm confident that he is the one for me."
  • "To your second point, the Soviet Union hasn't existed for nearly 20 years, and finally a luge is a type of high-speed sled."
  • "For years, the British have been buying up homes in countries such as Italy, Spain, and France."

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