use the word dating in a sentence
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Previous Thread Next Thread. Yellow Beach, Bulgaria Bulgarian - Yellow Beach. Hello, Is there any difference between "The town hall's lofty tower dates the fourteenth century. They look the same to me. What do you think? GandalfMBSep 21, Biffo Senior Member England English - England. It's an interesting question and either would be understood. However in this context I prefer "dates from". I think that a building dates from a time but that a custom dates back to a time.
I'm not sure why. Maybe it's a matter of perspective. BiffoSep 21, Parla Senior Member New York City English - US. They mean the same how to use dating back in a sentence me; I'd have no preference. ParlaSep 21, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA English - US. No, but you can say "dates from the period. If you use fromyou don't use back. JustKateFeb 4, The first Olympic gold medal of XXXXX dates back to His first bronze medal dates back even from his first gold medal in to 90s. Can't we use this type of structures?
Thank you JustKate So would this sentence make sense "The building dates from the period between the 18th and 19th centuries"? I have read in other threads that date from can be only followed by one year or century. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Share This Page Tweet. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Forums Forums Quick Links. Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma.
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