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Questions tagged [till-until]

Questions about using “till” and, or, and/or, or versus “until”.

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What is the difference between “till” and “until”?

What is the difference between till and until? When to use till or until? Please explain with examples.
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till vs. until in “from Apr. 21st till/until Apr. 28th” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between “till” and “until”? Please kindly advise me on the correct usage of till/until when talking about period of time. For ...
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A bit confused with Not until … do

I found a sentence in test. Not until several years after a war has ended _________ to feel the severe psychological damage it can cause. (A) do many of its veterans begin (B) many of its veterans ...
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Do ‘und’ and ‘till’ make “until” a tautology?

The English Oxford Dictionaries’ definition of the word 'until' lists the following as its etymology: Middle English: from Old Norse und 'as far as' + till (the sense thus duplicated) Etymonline ...
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How “unless” and “until” affect the structure and meaning of a complex sentence

Here is an ex­cerpt from a book I’m read­ing: Un­less con­sumed in highly skilled rit­ual con­texts, as is prac­ticed in many tra­di­tional so­ci­eties, what drugs in fact do is re­duce our per­...
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How to refer to a period of time?

Which one is grammatically correct? I worked at X company ... from Aug 2005 to Sep 2007. from A up to B. from A until B. from A till B. between A and B.
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How does 'not' affect and operate with 'until'? [closed]

As per my understanding with grammar, 1 is correct: I will not stop until it is finished. I will not stop until it is not finished. I will stop until it is finished However, for 2, I ...