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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121954: Since or For
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    Since or For


    We use since when we talk about the beginning of a period.
    Since + point or a precise moment in time.
    ( Eight o'clock, Friday ...)


    We use for when we talk about a period of time.
    For + period or duration of time.
    ( Ten minutes, three weeks, two years ...)


    Examples:
    I have waited since 8 o'clock ( beginning of the period )
    I have waited for two hours ( period of time ).

    Complete the following sentences using since or for.



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    1. I have not met my classmates more than five years.

    2. They have lived in Beijing a long time.

    3. It has been raining yesterday evening.

    4. It has rained an hour.

    5. Melinda has worked in our company April.

    6. She has worked with us seven months.

    7. I have not seen my friend Wednesday.

    8. I have learnt English 2007.

    9. I have learnt English twelve years.

    10. We have lived in this town 1985.

    11. I have known Anna we were kids.

    12. He talked on the phone more than twenty minutes, then left his office refusing to receive us.

    13. I have been up seven o'clock.









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