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For and since

for : We use for when we speak about a period of time (two hours,six weeks)etc.  

example: Sally's been working here for six months .

two hours   20 minutes

a week   

five days

a long time

6 months


45 years

since : We use since when we speak about the beginning of a period (8 o'clock)etc.

8 o'clock


12 May



example: Sally's been working here since April.

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1. It's been raining lunchtime.

2. Tom's father has been doing the same job 20 years.

3. Have you been learning English a long time ?

4. Sarah has lived in London 1985.

5. Christmas, the weather has been quite good.

6. Please hurry up! We've been waiting an hour.

7. Kevin has been looking for a job he left school.

8. The house is very dirty. We haven't cleaned it ages.

9. I haven't had a good meal last Tuesday.

10. I haven't seen Tom three days.

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