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not until

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot untilnot untilused to emphasize that something does not happen before a certain point in time or before something else has happened ‘Can I go out and play now?’ ‘Not until you’ve done your homework.’ It was not until 1972 that the war finally came to an end. until
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not untilActually it was not until 4 June that the submarines arrived on station.I will accept your tequila, but not until after you have admitted your wrongs.He meant to, but addresses didn't seem important - well, not until it was too late.It was not until the 1880s that there were consistent experimental findings to support localization.Watkins died in 1935 and it was not until the 1960s that interest in leys again fared.But, it's not until the sun sets, that the Mar Estang really comes into its own.It was not until they had just left the Church that Joan discovered they were going for two weeks to Tenerife.
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