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hitherto 表示至今,至此时,但是很少出现与这个词有关的句子,想知道它一般用在什么时态的句型里面。
asked Mar 11, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 马梦茜 (160 points)
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可以用在现在时和过去时里面。例如:

Mira revealed hitherto unsuspected talents on the dance floor.

Conversely, only a minority of adults are talented musicians; even fewer are skilled composers of new, hitherto unheard works.

[1]https://dictionary.cambridge.org/zhs/%E8%AF%8D%E5%85%B8/%E8%8B%B1%E8%AF%AD/hitherto

[2]https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hitherto#examples

answered Nov 13, 2020 by Ariel (34,470 points)

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