‘Since’Or‘For’ We Often Use the Present Perfect with Time Expressions Using ‘Since’ Or ‘For’. - English - Communicative

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We often use the Present Perfect with time expressions using ‘since’ or ‘for’.
Which expressions go with since and which go with for? (Indicate with a tick). (The first two have been done for you.)

We use ‘since’ to express ______ in time, whereas ‘for’ is used to express ______ of time.

since for  
    last week
a short time
    a decade
    the day before yesterday
    22 june
    several weeks
    6 months


We use ‘since’ to express a point in time, whereas ‘for’ is used to express a period of time

since for  
    last week
a short time
  a decade
  the day before yesterday
  22nd June
  several weeks
  6 months
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Chapter 1.1: Verb Forms - Exercises [Page 8]


CBSE Class 9 English Communicative - Workbook Interact in English
Chapter 1.1 Verb Forms
Exercises | Q 9 | Page 8


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