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    Default when to use 'since' and 'for'

    which is correct ?

    we have lived in this city since one year
    we have lived in this city for one year

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    Default Re: when to use 'since' and 'for'

    Quote Originally Posted by radha
    which is correct ?

    we have lived in this city since one year
    we have lived in this city for one year
    In that sentence, use "for". "Since" requires a fixed point in time: 1999, August, last year, etc. :wink:

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    For = how long
    since = when it started

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