Exercise 2: ‘since & for’

(Practise your skills in using ‘since’ and ‘for’)

‘since’ or ‘for’ – drop-down (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Select either ‘since’ or ‘for’ for the gaps, differentiating between a point in time and a time span.

  • Example: since last week’

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  1. five weeks
  2. Christmas
  3. we arrived
  4. a long time
  5. March
  6. hours
  7. a decade
  8. 5,000 years
  9. yesterday
  10. three o’clock

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