some time ago


: at some point in the past
Some time ago, I read that the restaurant had closed.

Examples of some time ago in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Strange things keep happening, from plagues to fires to murders, and the community places all blame on the tiny shoulders of the bug-eyed boy who, some time ago, trampled his mother to death on horseback. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 13 Oct. 2023 There is at least one such petition pending, which was introduced some time ago to have as a safety valve against a possible default, on a bill introduced by Democrat Mark DeSaulnier of California. Norman J. Ornstein, The New Republic, 11 Oct. 2023 On Friday, Trudeau also said Canada shared its concerns with New Delhi some time ago. Reuters, NBC News, 23 Sep. 2023 In fact, Mane Addicts, the digital community dedicated to hair care created by Kardashian stylist Jen Atkin, talked some time ago about the benefits of this movement. Ana Morales, Vogue, 22 June 2023 But the idea is that the sun burnt itself out some time ago and no longer exists. Justin E. H. Smith, Harper's Magazine, 21 Aug. 2022 Peaky Blinders’ season 6 finally landed on Netflix this weekend, after airing on the BBC some time ago. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 12 June 2022 Though as Sopo tweeted — and The Associated Press later acknowledged — Flores died some time ago. Gabriel Hays, Fox News, 12 June 2022 The second director, Malcolm D. Lee, pulled the scene from his first cut and eliminated Pepé Le Pew from the movie altogether some time ago, the spokesperson said — suggesting the move was not directly related to The New York Times column. NBC News, 9 Mar. 2021 See More

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“Some time ago.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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