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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #44345: For, Since, During and Ago
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    For, Since, During and Ago


     For is used when we talk about a period of time

    example:

    I have worked for 3 hours

     

     Since is used when we talk about the beginning of the action

    example:

    I have worked since 8 o'clock

     

     Ago is used as a date

    example:

    I worked 2 days ago

     

     During is used with a noun

     For is used with a period of time

    Compare:

    He called her during her break and talked to her for more than twenty minutes.

     

    Exercise:   Choose the right words.

     





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    1. We've been waiting here 4 o'clock !

    2. I haven't heard from them two weeks.

    3. We've known each other 2003.

    4. They've been living in Bath last month.

    5. I've had a passion for King Arthur a long time.

    6. My father bought a shop there a couple of years .

    7. I haven't been to Britain I moved to Nancy.

    8. I often stay with him the holidays.

    9. The bomb exploded the Prime Minister's speech.

    10. I've been running twenty minutes.

    11. I've had this car a month.

    12. They've had this pet May.

    13. They left one week .

    14. They've been away a week.









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