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Since or For

Posted by Manjusha. Filed in CBSE English Grammar

Complete the following sentences using since or for.

Hints:

Use since with the starting point of action. Use for with a period of time.

1. It has been raining .. morning.

2. I have been waiting for the bus .. two hours.

3. He has been looking for a job six months.

4. I have been gardening . morning.

5. What have you been doing last year?

6. You have been telling this a long time.

7. She has been looking for a job .. she left school.

8. I have been teaching in this college .. 20 years.

Answers

1. It has been raining since morning.

2. I have been waiting for the bus for two hours.

3. He has been looking for a job for six months.

4. I have been gardening since morning.

5. What have you been doing since last year?

6. You have been telling this for a long time.

7. She has been looking for a job since she left school.

8. I have been teaching in this college for 20 years.

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Since
Using since and for
Since, as, because and so
Since as an adverb and a conjunction

 

 

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