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Generally, "some time" means an otherwise unspecified period of time while - sometime is an unspecified point in time.

Posted: Jan 2nd, 2018 - 9:06 pm In Reply to: sometime vs some time - out of focus :(

"He will attend college sometime when he's saved up enough money for tuition."

In other words, at some unknown POINT in time he will attend college.

"Since he can't go full time, it will take him some time to earn his degree."

In other words, he'll be attending college for an indeterminate PERIOD of time.

Your example is correct. The patient was taking the medications for some unknown or unspecified PERIOD of time.



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  • sometime vs some time - out of focus :( (Views: 278, 2018-01-02, 8:04 pm)
    • Generally, "some time" means an otherwise unspecified period of time while - sometime is an unspecified point in time.
      • Thank you - OP (Views: 119, 2018-01-02, 10:10 pm)