“It was a (very) long time since somebody did something” – Past Simple – Post 3


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This particular expression is used when talking about the past to express that something happened prior to the time we are describing, and emphasizes that much time passed between the event and the time we are talking about.

Example: “It was a long time since he drove a car, yet he did it very well.”


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