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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #2042: Ago, for, since
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    1. We started learning French ten years ago. (to learn) => We have been learning French ten years.

    2. She started being a nurse when she was twenty-two (to be) => She has been a nurse she was twenty-two.

    3. I met you six months ago. It was New Year Day, wasn't it? => I have known you six months.

    4. They started living in this house a short time ago (to live). => They have been living in this house a short time.

    5. She started swimming early this morning. It was 6.30. It is now 8.30. => She has been swimming two hours.

    6. He started repairing old cars at the beginning of the year. => He has been repairing old cars the beginning of the year.

    7. My father died in 1973/ (to be dead) => My father has been dead 1973.

    8. I got up at 5 o'clock / (to be up)=> I have been up 5 o'clock.

    9. He has retired a long time ago/ (to be retired) => he has been retired a long time.

    10. They started the game a few minutes ago (to play). => They have been playing a few minutes

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