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Does "throughout his life so far" sound like a good phrase? How about "through his life hitherto"?

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The full sentence reads: “Throughout his life so far he has committed to two cases of civil disobedience”.

Answer by Mike Mendis:

I would not use “hitherto.” Stylistically, it is not appropriate.

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