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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #3647: Since and for
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    Since and for

    Notice: Since and for = date and duration


    'FOR' is used for general periods of time. It’s to express duration.

    - For three days,
    - For a week,
    - For several years,
    - For two centuries.

    'SINCE' is used for a starting point, a specific time.

    - Since Monday,
    - Since 1997,
    - Since the last war.

    - Since the day we met.

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    1. He has been here a long period.

    2. She has lived in New York six years.

    3. They have worked 1995.

    4. Linda has been on holidays six weeks.

    5. He has been learning French eight months.

    6. The weather has been awful the beginning of the year.

    7. They have been married a long time.

    8. I haven't seen her ages.

    9. She has got that job March, 18th.

    10. He has put on weight the end of last year.

    11. I have been well paid I joined that firm.

    12. Kevin has been playing two hours.

    13. She has been singing ten o'clock.

    14. I have been waiting for you ten minutes.

    15. Mike has been hired a six-month period.

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