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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #20653: Since / for
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    Since / for

    we use SINCE for a point of time (starting time of the action).

    we use FOR for a period of time (how long something lasts).

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    1. He's worked there he left college.

    2. I've known him ages.

    3. It's been open last month.

    4. I lived there several years.

    5. She studied here two years.

    6. I haven't seen them July.

    7. when have you been allowed to do that?

    8. I have been waiting twenty minutes.

    9. I have been waiting midday.

    10. They have known about it ages.

    11. I have been waiting 4 o'clock.

    12. Sue has only been waiting 20 minutes.

    13. Tim and Tina have been learning English six years.

    14. Fred and Frida have been learning French 1998.

    15. Joe and Josephine have been going out together Valentine's Day.

    16. I haven't been on holiday last July.

    17. Mary has been saving her money many years.

    18. I haven't eaten anything breakfast.

    19. You have been watching TV hours.

    20. We have been living here 2 months.

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