Since ve For Konu Anlatımı ve Örnekler

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SINCE & FOR
Since and for both introduce periods of time. Since refers to the time period when something began. For is used to express the duration, or length, of the activity.

Examples:

We have been living in San Francisco for ten years.
We have been living in San Francisco since 1996.

I’ll be in Paris for a week.
I’ve been in London since last Tuesday, and I’m leaving tomorrow.

Expressions and idioms with since & for:

Joan has been studying Chinese for ages and she still doesn’t speak it well!
(for ages = for a very long time!)

We’ll be staying in this apartment for the time being.
(for the time being = for now; for a while)

Since when do you wear cologne to school?
(since when = when did you start doing that?)

Ever since you told me that Cindy likes to gossip, I haven’t told her anything.
(ever since = starting when; since the time when)
FOR OR SINCE

1 I haven’t been to Italy  10 years.

2 She has lived in Paris  January.

3 Jim has studied  three hours. Now he is tired.

4 My friend has been ill  a long time.

5 It has been raining  more than four days.

6 I haven’t seen him  Eastern.

7 He hasn’t had a holiday  last summer.

8 He hasn’t done any work  a month.

9 We have had this car  1998.

10 We have been here  two hours.

11 She hasn’t written  Christmas.

12 Carol hasn’t eaten meat  ages.

13 We worked in his office  three years.

14  how long have they lived here?

15 I haven’t spoken to her  our quarrel.

FOR OR SINCE

1 Nobody has seen him  last Friday.

2 It has been foggy  some days.

3 He has been fishing  six o’clock.

4 They’ve been living in France  eight years.

5 The pilots have been on strike  two months.

6 We’ve had terrible weather  Saturday.

7 I’ve known Tom  1990.

8 We have been waiting for the bus  half an hour.

9 She hasn’t lost a match  April.

10 Things have changed  she’s become headmaster.

11 The police has been looking for him  a month.

12 Our dog has been ill  two days.

13 I’ve been looking for this book  a long time.

14 I’ve been working  I got up.

15 The kettle has been boiling  ten minutes

Complete USING  for  or  since

1.We haven’t gone to the cinema …………………… September.
2.She has studied  Medicine ………………………… six years.
3.It hasn’t rained in that area ……………………………. 1918.
4.I haven’t received any postcards ………………….. seven years.
5.He hasn’t seen his girlfriend …………………. several weeks.
6.My aunt has been in İstanbul ……………………… 1986.
7.She has waited at the bus stop ……………. thirty minutes.
8.I haven’t spoken Dutch ………………… four years.
9.Pınar hasn’t come to school ……………… five days.
10.Our Science teacher has been ill  ………. two months.
Complete these PRESENT PERFECT sentences using “for” or “since”.

1. She’s very tired. She hasn’t slept …………………………….

2. He smells very bad. He hasn’t washed …………………………..

3. That student is very bored. He hasn’t had a good teacher …………

4. This teacher is very boring. He hasn’t taught a good lesson ……….

5. I have been studying English verb tenses ………………………..

6. I haven’t spoken my own language ……………………………….

7. Those ladies are unhappy. They haven’t kissed anybody ……………

8. I am very thirsty. …………………………………………..

9. How long have you been learning English? ……………………….

10. How long have you been living in England? ……………………….

Fill in the spaces by using for or since.

1)We’ve been fishing ______ two hours.
2)I’ve been working in this office _______ a month.
3)They’ve been living in France _____ 1970.
4)he has been in prison _____ a year.
5)I’ve known that _______ a long time.
6)That man has been standing there ______ six o’clock.
7)She has driven the same car ____ 1975.
8)Things have changed ______ I was a girl.
9)The kettle has been boiling _______ a quarter of an hour.
10)The central heating has been on ______ October.
A) since or for?

1) …… two hours

2)  ………. few minutes

3)  ………..12 o’clock

4)  ………..five years

5) …………Christmas

6)  ………..a long time

7)  ……… Sunday

8)  ………1997

9) ……….years

10)  ………. I was three years old

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