Year

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Definition

a year: 365 days, 12 months, the period from 1st January to 31st December
noun

I am 35 years old: I have been alive for 35 years, I was born 35 years ago
idiom

Examples

  • "Just get him to sign on the dotted line and work for fifty years."
  • "25 years and it's already obsolete, that one."
  • "Our very healthy profits in the first half of this year will not only result in generous dividends for our shareholders, but will in large part be re-invested into generating even better results."
  • "I have ten years' experience in the customer service field, as well as management experience in a local telemarketing firm. The challenging environments in which I've worked have taught me to think on my feet, communicate clearly and always remain polite and professional while dealing with callers."
  • "The company, at the center of hundreds of scandals in the last 10 years, ranging from illegal bear hunts to monkey abuse to laboratory explosions, just can't seem to get their act together."
  • "And I'd extend that to all of the entries this year."
  • "-We haven't spoken in eight years."
  • "I simply want you to get to know your child and be involved in their life for the next 40 to 60 years."
  • "Mercifully, one of my holiday prayers has been answered, and there will be only two displays of 'talent' this year."
  • "In light of yesterday's unfortunate laboratory explosion (on the bright side, just our third this year!"

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