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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"
  2.   the time during which someone's life continues; " the monarch's last days"; " in his final years"
  3.   Age, or old age.
  4.   a late time of life; " old age is not for sissies"; " he's showing his years"; " age hasn't slowed him down at all"; " a beard white with eld"; " on the brink of geezerhood"

Quotes of years

  1. Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years – Richard Bach
  2. For the last 4 years our Federal Government has produced the four biggest deficits in history, and the estimated 2006 deficit of $423 billion is projected to be the largest of all. – Melissa Bean
  3. Each film is different. Time Code was very quick- a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years But then the shooting process was very quick- 16 days. – Mike Figgis
  4. I believe that the quantum of our knowledge will increase considerably in the coming years and that scientists will continue to be amongst the brave voices speaking out. – Peter Garrett
  5. It's unfortunate nine years were in between- you can't take that time back; you can't undo it. – Alex Van Halen
  6. For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along. Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger. – Casey Kasum
  7. For two thousand years the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith. – Richard Morris
  8. It's not like we have a formula, but I think one of the reasons this show has survived is that it has a big heart at its center. Other cartoon shows have people crap on each other and make racist jokes. But I don't think people tune in for that. I just don't think a show lasts for 10 years without a heart. – Trey Parker
  9. After a hundred years the son of the King then reigning, who was of another family from that of the sleeping Princess, was a -hunting on that side of the country, and he asked what those towers were which he saw in the middle of a great thick wood. – Charles Perrault
  10. I remember, in the winter of our first experiments, just seven years ago, looking on snow with new eyes. – Edward M. Purcell
  11. I moved away for three years and went to Trinidad where I met my wife, Athena. – Mathias Rust
  12. I have a feeling when I'm 80 years old I'm going to get a phone call: There's going to be another Rocky. – Talia Shire
  13. I actually have never been to a gym. I haven't had time. I have been working for the last 25 years I just don't have time to put on a little outfit and go to the gym and work out and clean up and come home. – Suzanne Somers
  14. It takes leadership to improve safety. And I started off the movement in my time, but the person who has done more over the past 20 to 30 years and who has led it is Professor Sid Watkins. – Jackie Stewart
  15. In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London theatres and explore the countryside, I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school. – Patrick White

Usage examples for years

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

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