Since

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Definition

since (the mid 90s): from (the mid 90s); beginning in (the mid 90s) until now
preposition
I have been working at this company since 1893 and have not been promoted once.

Since (you're here, let me show you my new ping-pong table): As, because, seeing as (you're here, let me show you my new ping-pong table)
conjunction

Examples

  • "Since its foundation, the Delavigne Corporation has grown slowly but surely."
  • "All the tea, crumpets and Sudoku in the world cannot fill my void since leaving the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Jean : Miss Susie, since the first day I saw you in your office, I have been in love with you."
  • "I have had many adventures since I last saw you, I have slept with many, many, many people."
  • "As you all know, it's been exactly one month since Bruno left the company in search of happiness, and exactly one month since I've been the interim CEO in his place."
  • "I haven't been this busy since we faked the moon landing."
  • "Being a sailor is my life's dream. I've wanted to do it since last month."
  • "My wife is on a diet, and since she's on a diet, I'm losing a pound every day."

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