this past

idiom

: the one that most recently took place
used with a period of time
I spoke to him on the phone just this past weekend.

Examples of this past in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two didn’t return phone and text messages; two others, both of whom started for Sanders this past fall, declined to comment when reached. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, 12 May 2024 Advertisement The decision follows a decision by USC to cancel the traditional main campus commencement ceremony and instead hold an alternative celebration at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum this past Thursday, which featured fireworks and a drone show. Jenny Gold, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2024 After all, Harbaugh coached Johnson and the Wolverines to a 15-0 record and the national championship this past season before jumping at the chance to coach the Chargers and return to the NFL after nine years at Michigan. Elliott Teaford, Orange County Register, 10 May 2024 Prior to joining the Celtics this past season, Lee spent five seasons as an assistant coach for Milwaukee. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 9 May 2024 Our conclusion To summarize: Evers signed more bills into law this past session than in his previous years as governor. Hope Karnopp, Journal Sentinel, 8 May 2024 Pieces by the formalwear brand Maison de hoe were displayed just a couple of months after the Chinese grunge label donned none other than Kelly Rowland during this past Oscar season. Skylar Mitchell, Essence, 8 May 2024 Their league-worst record this past season gave them the best odds to win, and their combination hit. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 7 May 2024 Polls this past weekend confirmed that DeSantis is now the most popular political figure in the state — more so than Senator Rick Scott now running for reelection, more so than Senator Marco Rubio, more so than Donald J. Trump. Neal B. Freeman, National Review, 29 Apr. 2024

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“This past.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/this%20past. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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