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time goes by/ goes on When time goes by/ goes on / passes Are the three correct? I don´t know if the words " as time goes by " in the song in " casablanca" can be used these days or it is old and poetic only. Thanks
Nov 26, 2014 10:47 PM
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All of these make sense, but "as time goes by" and "as time goes on" are more common in everyday English, in my opinion. Examples: "As time went by, the King realised he had made a mistake." "As time passes, it is easier to forgive the people who hurt us." "We hear less about the rumours, as time goes on."
November 26, 2014
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