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I"d appreciate your assistance in helping me particularly understvà how khổng lồ use the phrase "as of" properly.

What is the proper interpretation of the following sentence?

"I need you to get me all transactions as of January 23rd"

That I need all transactions from the beginning of time (so khổng lồ speak) till January 23rd, orThat I need all transactions from January 23rd to now?

Would "as at" be more appropriate lớn express (1)?

Would "as from" be more appropriate to lớn express (2)?


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Joel is mistaken when he says that as of means "up to lớn and including a point of time," although it is often used khổng lồ mean so.

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As of designates the point in time from which something occurs. So as of some point would mean from the date specified onward.

However, his answering of the best way khổng lồ say each phrase is spot on.

One may use either until or up to khổng lồ mean the time before which something occurs (remaining ambiguous about whether the date is inclusive or not).

And since is a fine choice.

So far as as from--this is a perfectly good expression in baoninhsunrise.com. It has roughly the same connotation as as of except that it often holds the time before & the time after in contrast.


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answered Aquảng bá 29 "13 at 19:06
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As OF implies everything up lớn and including a particular point in time.

As AT is similar lớn as of, & could be used synonymously. As at has a connotation of a snapshot. You might say transactions as of but balance as at.

As FROM is not an idiom in baoninhsunrise.com as far as I have sầu ever heard.

In order to be more clear, you could use different language altogether:

I need all transactions up to và including January 23rd.

I need all transactions since January 23rd.


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answered Aquảng bá 29 "13 at 12:15
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AS OF would mean "at a certain time onward". AS AT would mean "at a precise time of event".AS FROM would mean "at a certain time onward" just lượt thích AS OF, but I still don"t quite get it.

That leads me lớn go baông xã và use SINCE. Much simpler và people use it in writings and speeches. So, why not?


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You can argue that as from needn"t exist, or that it"s silly, but you can"t argue that it"s not an expression in use. From ODO:

chiefly British Used to indicate the time or date from which something starts:

It is most commonly used in referring lớn the starting date of a period at which something applies, or rather will apply, since the reference is usually to lớn a time in the future at the time of writing.

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As at, means any occurrence previous till a given time period, or date, whereas, as of, means any occurrence from a given time period or date onwards. The former is a destination whereas the latter is a starter. E.g. 1. Uđậy had left office as at 5 o"clochồng I arrived.2. The parties hereto lớn, have caused this agreement to be duly executed as of 27th of April, 2015.


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answered Aquảng cáo 27 "15 at 1:36
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You have sầu a valid point.

This definition of as of is given by Wiktionary:

From, at, or until a given time.

Most dictionaries give the first two senses, but Garner disagrees:

But as of now does not mean "at present"; rather it means "up to lớn the present time".... is today totally unobjectionable in AmE.


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