up until


: during the time or period before
Up until now, everything has gone very well.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Many employees at the hospital were suspicious of Hansen, however, no one spoke up until Kurzmann finally reported her in 2015. Olivia Evans, Women's Health, 1 May 2023 Analysts say Pence’s testimony could potentially reveal details about his many conversations with Trump from Election Day up until January 6, when Trump and his allies were pressuring Pence to block the congressional certification of the vote. Alexandra Meeks, CNN, 27 Apr. 2023 The guild negotiators are expected to work up until the deadline on terms of a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 26 Apr. 2023 Symptoms often don't show up until the late stages of cervical cancer. Rebekah Kuschmider, Health, 23 Apr. 2023 This transfer, which took roughly 35 hours to complete, is new––since up until now, almost all of Russia’s crude transfers have been conducted off the Ceuta and Kalamata coasts. Jeremy Beaman, Washington Examiner, 17 Apr. 2023 Voters can return their ballots in a drop box up until 8 p.m. on election day. Anchorage Daily News, 1 Apr. 2023 Contrast that with their first 32 games, up until Dec. 23 in New Jersey. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Mar. 2023 The Patton series of tanks formed the backbone of the U.S. Army tank corps from the end of World War II right up until the end of the Cold War, progressively adding bigger guns, heavier armor, and better fire control and electronics. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 27 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Up until.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20until. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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