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    gauri_agr is offline Member
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    Default We would be gone a long time

    hi all,

    I read this sentence in one of the children's book. I want to know why "for" is not used here.
    according to me it should be "we would have gone for a long time"

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: We would be gone a long time

    Both are OK.

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    Default Re: We would be gone a long time

    thanks Tdol

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