Tagalog Past Time Expression + Pa 2 / Mula’ Pa

since as long ago as (used to imply that something has been the case since some time ago)

Kahapon pa nawawala’ ang libro.

Mula’ pa kahapon nawawala’ ang libro.

The book has been missing since yesterday.

(And I still haven’t found it.)

Noong isang linggo pa nasa Paris si John.

Mula’ pa noong isang linggo nasa Paris si John.

John has been in Paris since last week.

(He’s had plenty of time to explore the city.)

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