1. medley

    medley Senior Member

    Huelva, Spain
    Spanish
    "A lo largo de estos 100 años, Machu Picchu ha servido de codiciado escenario...."
    Throughout these 100 years, Machu Picchu has served as a coveted setting ...

    No me gusta. Queda fatal. Any better ideas, please?

    Thanks a lot
     
  2. gengo

    gengo Senior Member

    San Francisco
    American English
    Over the past 100 years...
     
  3. consultative Senior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    My hint is that what does not work in your attempt is not 'throughout' but 'these', maybe 'throughout the last century/100 years', more formal than other expressions...
     
  4. gengo

    gengo Senior Member

    San Francisco
    American English
    I agree with consultative, but "these" would sound somewhat natural with "last" added.

    Over these last 100 years...
    Throughout these last 100 years...

    Another very natural way to word this is: For over a hundred years / century...
     

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