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Since or for

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  1. 1. Since or for Samar Ayed 06120140
  2. 2. We use SINCE and FOR with the present perfect • Since • Used for the event appeared in the past and is still on going (specific) . • For Example. • I've lived here since March. - I've been here since 9.00 this morning.
  3. 3. Time clauses • I've studied English since I was at university. • (I have/I've) studied English since I started in a secondary school.
  4. 4. For • Continued to act in the past (unspecified) • For Example • (I have/I've) lived here for 9 months . • (I have/I've) lived in Hong Kong for twenty years. • (He has/He's) worked for Microsoft for two years.
  5. 5. Exercise • 1.I haven't worked _____ a month. • A. since • B.For • 2. They have been ill _____ Monday. • A. Since • B. For
  6. 6. Exercise • 3. We've been friends with Fred _____ decades. • A. since • B. for • 4. We've lived here _____ seventeen years. • A. since • B. for
  7. 7. Exercise • 5.My boss has been away _____ half a day only. • A. since • B. For • 6. I haven't slept _____ 48 hours. • A. since • B. for
  8. 8. Exercise • 7. We have received no news _____ 5:30 pm. • A. since • B. for • 8. We haven't seen Mary _____ the party. • A. since • B. for
  9. 9. Exercise • 9.You haven't smoked _____ two months. • A. since • B. for • 10. Mandy has been ill _____ Monday. • A. since • B. for
  10. 10. • Finally . I hope you enjoy and understand every thing .

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