It is / was +first time / second time + (that)从句

It is / was +first time / second time + (that)从句:

在这一结构中, time 前面常用序数词来修饰, that 引导的是定语从句,从句中常用现在完成时态或过去完成时态,表示“这是第……次做某事”。例如:

  1. This is the first time in my life that I have come to Beijing.

这是我一生中第一次来北京。

  1. It was the third time that he had asked the same question.  这是他第三次问同一个问题。

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