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since / sins / preposition1. (used with the present perfect or past perfect tense 与现在完成时或过去完成时连用) from a time in the past until a later past time, or until now
She's been off work since Tuesday.
We've lived here since 1994.
自 1994 年以来我们一直住在这里。
I haven't eaten since breakfast.
He's been working in a bank since leaving school.
Since the party she had only spoken to him once.
'They've split up.' ' Since when? '
That was years ago. I've changed jobs since then.
2. ~ when?
used when you are showing that you are angry about sth
Since when did he ever listen to me?
他什么时候听过我的话？ conjunction1. (used with the present perfect, past perfect or simple present tense in the main clause 主句要用现在完成时、过去完成时或一般现在时) from an event in the past until a later past event, or until now
Cath hasn't phoned since she went to Berlin.
It was the first time I'd had visitors since I'd moved to London.
It's twenty years since I've seen her.
How long is it since we last went to the theatre?
She had been worrying ever since the letter arrived.
2. because; as
We thought that, since we were in the area, we'd stop by and see them.
adverb (used with the present, perfect or past perfect tense 与现在完成时或过去完成时连用)
1. from a time in the past until a later past time, or until now
He left home two weeks ago and we haven't heard from him since.
The original building has long since (= long before now) been demolished.
2. at a time after a particular time in the past
We were divorced two years ago and she has since remarried.
1 : from a past time until now
He moved to New York one year ago and has lived there since. [=(more commonly) ever since]
2 : after a time in the past
She graduated four years ago and has since married.
He left home two years ago and has since become a soldier.
3 : before the present time
I received your letter some time since. [=(more commonly) ago]
— see also long since at long,
long since, if something has long since happened, it happened a long time ago
»I've long since forgiven her for what she did.
Apparently, Parker had since responded well to treatment for psychosis when in prison, and his personality had changed.