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Since and For in the Present Perfect Tense
Since Since is used for: start of the time a particular time Since Monday Present Past Monday start of the time
Since can be used with Since 9 oclock a month ago last weekend Christmas I came to Buffalo 12:302001April 4th
Sample sentences with Since I have been in the office since 9 oclock. I have lived in Buffalo since She has known John since December 12th. We havent taken a test since last week. I have had a driving license since I was 18. They have taken this class since January. It hasnt snowed since two weeks ago.
For For is used for: a period of time a duration of time For four days Present Past
For can be used with …………. For an hour a long time ten seconds a decade ten minutes five years a month two weeks
Sample Sentences with For I have waited for my friend for an hour. I have studied English for a month. It hasnt snowed for more than two weeks. Have you been in Buffalo for a long time? She has been in Canada for five years. They havent slept for a whole day. I have talked with my mother for 10 minutes.
Lets compare since with for ! I have had this book _______ March 1 st. I have had this book _______ two weeks. I have been in Buffalo _______ I have been in Buffalo _______ half a year. I have known him _______ a month ago. I have known him _______ a month.
Write a paragraph! Submit a paragraph on what you have done and did after you came to Buffalo. Use the past tense for finished action. Use the present perfect for what occurred in the past and continues up to now. Write at least 5 sentences for your paragraph.