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since

  
1       prep   You use since when you are mentioning a time or event in the past and indicating that a situation has continued from then until now.  
Jacques Arnold has been a member of parliament since 1987..., She had a sort of breakdown some years ago, and since then she has been very shy..., I've been here since the end of June.     
      Since is also an adverb., adv   ADV with v  
When we first met, we had a row, and we have rowed frequently ever since...     
      Since is also a conjunction., conj  
I've earned my own living since I was seven, doing all kinds of jobs.     
2       prep   You use since to mention a time or event in the past when you are describing an event or situation that has happened after that time.  
The percentage increase in reported crime in England and Wales this year is the highest since the war..., He turned out to have more battles with the Congress than any president since Andrew Johnson.     
      Since is also a conjunction., conj  
So much has changed in the sport since I was a teenager..., Since I have become a mother, the sound of children's voices has lost its charm.     
3       adv   When you are talking about an event or situation in the past, you use since to indicate that another event happened at some point later in time.  
ADV with v  
About six thousand people were arrested, several hundred of whom have since been released...     
4    If you say that something has long since happened, you mean that it happened a long time ago.  
long since      phrase   PHR with v  
Even though her parents have long since died, she still talks about them in the present tense.     
5       conj   You use since to introduce reasons or explanations.   (=as)  
I'm forever on a diet, since I put on weight easily...     
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best (or greatest) thing since sliced bread id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!

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n.
blend of 'British' (or Britain) and 'exit', term (initially) designating the potential departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union and since approved following a referendum on june 2016
Ex: following the general referendum on june 2016, the "leave" side in favour of Brexit won with 51.9% of the vote against 48.1% for the "remain" side.
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