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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #19735: For and since
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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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