The past couple of weeks

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Definition

(I've been stressed) the past couple of weeks: (I've been stressed) during the last two weeks
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Examples

  • "We've had a lot of problems without that server for the past few weeks."
  • "I apologize for the delay in responding to your message, I was away on business for the past couple of weeks: New Delhi for a conference on the growth of the cosmetics industry in Asia, Kyoto to meet with some potential distributors, then a quick trip to Hong-Kong to meet with a production contact, then finally to Alaska for some ice-fishing."
  • "The past few weeks have been a very difficult time for me as I considered the direction of my career and whether I should stay with the company where I have worked happily for the last seven years."

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