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100 examples:

What happened three weeks ago?

What was that you said a minute ago?

Why didn't you tell me three hours ago?

Didn't I give you 10,000 yen a week ago?

Was there a book on the desk a moment ago?

What did I just tell you a few minutes ago?

Did you know Tom got arrested three weeks ago?

Why was the last sentence added five hours ago?

Don't you know that he passed away two years ago?

Didn't you know that he passed away two years ago?

How many years ago did you realize you were adopted?

Didn't you know that he passed away about two years ago?

What has become of the book I put here a few minutes ago?

Didn't you know that she passed away about two years ago?

What has happened to the book I put here a few moments ago?

When will you give me back the money you borrowed from me a year ago?

The weather was great just a moment ago. How is it suddenly raining now?

If people really landed on the moon half a century ago, why haven't they done it again?

Do you know it was a year a ago today?
(Jay London)

If I had some idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
(Richard M. DeVos)

If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
(Bill Gates)

Do you still know what you did 17 summers ago?
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Why did the UK reject the duvet 300 years ago?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The goalie who was in the minors eight weeks ago?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Did start-up founders have it easier a decade ago?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Are there more poor people now than 200 years ago?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

If deaths peaked 80 years ago, is cycling safer now?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Why was "Lindow Man" killed in a bog 2,000 years ago?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Did someone spot you some money for lunch two weeks ago?
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

A beta test for a game that was released two months ago?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Were domestic cats brought to China over 5,000 years ago?
(Science Daily - News, )

What's next for the craft first conceived over a decade ago?
(Tech Times - Science, )

How accurate were the first weather forecasts 150 years ago?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Did the death of one man 80 years ago lead to crash helmet use?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Remember that preemptive apology Chris Pratt issued a few weeks ago?
(Nardine Saad in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Was the trend for strapping a camera to a pole invented 90 years ago?
(BBC News - Technology, )

What happened half a billion years ago leading to modern-day species?
(Tech Times - Science, )

What happened after Josh Duggar admitted to unwanted touching 12 years ago?
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Is the US financial system in better shape today than it was five years ago?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Did he, years ago, attempt to rape a journalist who’d come to interview him?
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Hunting foxes with dogs was banned 10 years ago. Did the law eradicate hunting?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

What if the UK had voted in favour of the alternative vote system four years ago?
(BBC News - Politics, )

Haven't shopped at Target since you bought a shower caddy in college a decade ago?
(Forbes - Business, )

Ever realised that something you thought happened recently took place decades ago?
(David Thomas in The Telegraph - Culture, )

Was Carl Jung, the Swiss psychologist, right about American men — a century ago?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Was the radical nationalist really killed in a plane crash more than 70 years ago?
(Leila Nathoo in The Independent - World News, )

Remember a year ago when Intercept Pharmaceuticals’ stock was flirting with $500?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

How much more are fans paying now in the Premier League compared to five years ago?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Were politics really that much different 100 years ago, as Britain faced going to war?
(BBC News - Politics, )

So what's left after you poked mainstream America out of its race slumber 30 years ago?
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

But why did life not explode when oxygen levels rose dramatically 2.1 billion years ago?
(Science Daily - News, )

When I ran the post a few months ago entitled, Do You Want A Job At New Belgium Brewing?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

But what route did they take as they began to disperse around the world 60,000 years ago?
(Science Daily - News, )

Why did anatomically modern humans replace Neandertals in Europe around 40,000 years ago?
(Science Daily - News, )

Why then do we still assume that work should be conducted today as it was many years ago?
(Forbes - Business, )

What would cavemen and cavewomen have eaten as a side dish or appetizer 400,000 years ago?
(Reuters in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Perhaps it was planted many years ago and now trees and shrubs have outgrown their locations?
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

Is it possible for humans to walk on all fours like our alleged ancestors 4 million years ago?
(Tech Times - Health, )

What can you see in the night sky at Christmas? What might have been different 2000 years ago?
(Forbes - Technology, )

What are some noticeable differences between building a software company today versus a decade ago?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The first spacewalk took place 50 years ago. Why were Russians the first to carry out this activity?
(Tech Times - Science, )

What role did underwater volcanoes play during te Snowball Earth period 720 to 640 million years ago?
(Tech Times - Science, )

The World Trade Center Ship is less mysterious now than it was four years ago, but how did it get there?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Remember a few years ago when people were genuinely touting the onesie as acceptable Christmas Day dress?
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Could two treasure hunters have found a legendary Nazi train packed with gold that vanished 70 years ago?
(CNN - World News, )

Has the Heysel stadium disaster, which unfolded 30 years ago, become English football's forgotten tragedy?
(BBC Sport, )

Remember three years ago when the Blue Jays pulled off that massive off-season trade with the Miami Marlins?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

She mentioned she just moved to the area a few months ago, which led me to ask a predictable question: why here?
(Forbes - Business, )

Does it make sense to reunite the old Kraft Foods business that activists helped split apart just three years ago?
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The Sound of Music was released 50 years ago - but what did the real von Trapp family portrayed in the move think of it?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Wayne Rooney is the ninth English footballer to win 100 caps but is it easier to do this now than it was a generation ago?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

It was 50 years ago the mainframe kickstarted the era of modern computing - so what should we expect of the next half century?
(ZDNet UK, )

I invested £50,000 into some low-risk funds nine years ago and now have £77,500. How can I tell whether this is a good return?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Monopoly board game went on sale 80 years ago... but which properties would have been chosen if the board was designed today?
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Finance, )

Just under a year ago, he wrote another article for Philadelphia magazine that included the line, “That Tech Girl Talk session?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Nine years ago, in 2005, Juan A. Barceló of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, published a paper called "A Science Fiction Tale?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Ten days ago Labour was demolished by its worst Election defeat since 1983. So what is the response of the party’s union paymasters?
(Daily Mail - News, )

How must it feel to be entering middle age as a dedicated reader of Loaded, the magazine that spawned "lad culture" fully 20 years ago?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

This raises one very big question: why did the online public suddenly embrace what, not two years ago, was called "breaking the Internet"?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Remember those charming smartphone ads a few years ago where people held conversations with Siri, Apple iOS' enchanting virtual assistant?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Or is it merely slowing from unsustainable double-digit growth of more than 12% a few years ago, to a more reasonable and sustainable pace?
(Forbes - Business, )

Remember 20 years ago, when big surpluses in the employment insurance fund gave the Chrétien government billions in extra federal revenue?
(Janyce McGregor in CBC News - Politics, )

What if the dinosaur-killing asteroid never slammed into Earth and the paleo-beasts weren't vanquished from our planet 66 million years ago?
(Fox News - SciTech, )

So what has freed U.S. State Department subcontractor Alan Gross been up to since he was released from a Cuban prison exactly three months ago?
(CNN - World News, )

Why are taxpayers paying for a murder of black-robed lawyers to rehash evidence from Ivan Henry’s wrongful conviction more than 30 years ago?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Could humans and dinosaurs have lived side-by-side if the asteroid Chicxulub hadn't hit Earth more than 66 million years ago, killing them all off?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Can a company that didn't exist five years ago, an upstart with a knack for angering regulators who could close it down, really be worth $40 billion?
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

I’ve just asked her if she feels she’s been on a remarkable run since Bridesmaids saw her nominated for an Oscar two years ago. “Are you kidding?
(The Independent - People, )

A year ago, the Indonesian president Joko Widodo swept to power promising to boost growth through infrastructure and foreign investment - how has he done?
(BBC News - Business, )

Was it really only four months ago when ministers gave us a categorical assurance that the elderly would never again have to sell their homes to pay for social care?
(Daily Mail - News, )

You know those 8,000 life-size terracotta statues of warriors, buried in China’s Xi’an province 2,200 years ago to protect Emperor Qin Shi Huang in the afterlife?
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

While much has been made in recent weeks about the use of overseas surrogates by Australian couples wishing to have a family how much worse were things a century ago?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

75 per cent of life on land and 90 per cent of ocean creatures went extinct as a result of the last mass extinction 252 million years ago, could we be close to another?
(Sarah Kaplan in The Independent - Science, )

It's been a persistent question ever since Edward Snowden revealed the NSA's expansive spying operations just over a year ago: Have the disclosures damaged U.S. interests?
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

For example, does a grant of exclusive publication rights in book form over 40 years ago also comprise the right to publish e-books after the establishment of an e-book market?
(Forbes - Business, )

In Quebec, where we adopted this premise many years ago, the question remains: Can we continue to lead by adopting policies that give us an environmental and economic advantage?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Who can forget his monologue at the Churchill Club five or so years ago when he poured scorn on everything cloud, or at least opined that cloud was nothing new and well over hyped?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Remember that "super Saturday" of sports action a few weeks ago, the one that featured the Kentucky Derby, Game 7 of the Spurs-Clippers NBA series and the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight?
(Jesse Campigotto in CBC Sports, )

Manchester United agreed to pay £16million for Argentine defender Marcos Rojo - but why are immigration officials holding up his work permit over a scuffle with a neighbour 10 years ago?
(Daily Mail - News, )

Do you remember what you were doing that fateful day about eight years ago when Robert Peston (in his cropped hair and tie-wearing days) revealed that Northern Rock was in serious trouble?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

It was ages ago.

That was years ago.

Tom left hours ago.

He left an hour ago.

He left a while ago.

I did that ages ago.

I saw her a week ago.

He died one year ago.

He left a minute ago.

I got up an hour ago.

I knew Tom years ago.

Tom left an hour ago.

Tom left a while ago.

I met her an hour ago.

It was three days ago.

They moved a year ago.

I got up a minute ago.

He died ten years ago.

Susan left an hour ago.

He left three days ago.

They started hours ago.

He died five years ago.

I got these a week ago.

I saw Tom a minute ago.

That was two years ago.

We met a few weeks ago.

Taro died two years ago.

She fell ill a week ago.

He died three years ago.

That was three days ago.

Tom left three days ago.

I got up 10 minutes ago.

I was born 20 years ago.

He left ten minutes ago.

I arrived two weeks ago.

I bought it a month ago.

John arrived a week ago.

The sun set a while ago.

She died five years ago.

That was only a year ago.

I met her three days ago.

My uncle died a year ago.

Tom was here a while ago.

It happened one year ago.

This was a few weeks ago!

I arrived three days ago.

I did it three years ago.

I saw it three hours ago.

Tom died three years ago.

We ordered 40 minutes ago.

I got married 8 years ago.

I saw her only a week ago.

I saw him three years ago.

He left just a moment ago.

Tom left five minutes ago.

I married eight years ago.

One year ago we were here.

It seems like forever ago.

It happened two years ago.

Tom was here a minute ago.

I quit smoking a year ago.

I ate lunch two hours ago.

He arrived three days ago.

I was here two months ago.

I met Tom a few weeks ago.

I saw Tom three hours ago.

I saw Tom three weeks ago.

You said that an hour ago.

Tom died three months ago.

I met him three years ago.

I met Tom three years ago.

We married seven years ago.

I saw her a week ago today.

Two days ago the wind blew.

Tom left a few minutes ago.

You arrived three days ago.

I studied there a year ago.

He fell ill a few days ago.

Tom arrived eight days ago.

I saw Tom a short time ago.

I met Tom three months ago.

Tom arrived three days ago.

I wasn't here a moment ago.

Two days ago I quit my job.

I quit my job two days ago.

I met Tom a few months ago.

It was fall two months ago.

Tom retired many years ago.

Tom stopped by a while ago.

I was here about a year ago.

He fell ill three years ago.

He lived here ten years ago.

He went there ten years ago.

He left here a few days ago.

She started ten minutes ago.

She met him three years ago.

Tom left home ten years ago.

I got stabbed two years ago.

Teamwork was more accepted 40 years ago.
(Ken Olsen)

Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
(Jim Bishop)

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