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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #34639: Since/for
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    The use of since/for.

    We use the present perfect to say how long something has continued up to now.We can say how long with 'since' or 'for'.

    -We use since when we give the beginning of the time.(for example:since Wednesday)

    -We use for when we give the length of the time.(for example:for two days).



    I have worked here since 2004.

    I have had this car since October.

    I have known your parents since 1978.


    I have worked here for three years.

    I have had this car for three months.

                   I have known your parents for a long time.(or for 29 years)

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    1. I have stayed in Algeria six months.

    2. She has stayed at Mary's Friday.

    3. I have been an English teacher 2000.

    4. They have learnt English ten years.

    5. I have been her friend yesterday.

    6. It has rained lunch time.

    7. She has not seen her friends a long time.

    8. I have waited for you five minutes.

    9. They haven't gone to the seaside July.

    10. Susan has started a new job last week.

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