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When is “last” and “next”? – ambiguous words to refer to time –

There is an interesting discussion concerning the words “last” and “next”. Suppose it were Autumn now. When someone said “last summer,” would you think it refers to the one in the same year or the previous year? Similarly, would “next winter” be the one in the same year or the next year? According to some… Continue reading When is “last” and “next”? – ambiguous words to refer to time –