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Definitions of years

  1. a prolonged period of time; " we've known each other for ages"; " I haven't been there for years and years"
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Usage examples for years

  1. Rushcroft, not more than six years back? – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. It would be a story to tell for years. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. You have so many of them, too, while I have only one, and he such a little one- he is only two years old. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  4. She and Densham had known each other for many years. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. He had not seen her for many years. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  6. His mother had died many years before. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. I was six years old, and saw him for the first time. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  8. " It seems," she said, " like years." – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  9. He hadn't been so happy in years. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  10. It is many years since you have seen her, Wacora. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  11. The years have not been so long but that I remember you. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  12. Once, yes, many years ago. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. I haven't done any for years. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  14. You couldn't do it again in a thousand years! – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  15. You say you have only been two years in Suresne? – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  16. Think of all the years I haven't known you! – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  17. Why, none of us had seen her for over two years! – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  18. For years he had said to himself that he could only marry money. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. Where have you been all these years? – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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