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    Hello,

    when I have to use "for" and when "since".

    Example:

    I lived here for six years.

    Why can't I say: I lived here since six years.

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    6 years = duration
    January 1st = date

    for + duration
    since + date

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    6 years = duration
    January 1st = date

    for + duration
    since + date

    FRC
    Thanks for your help, know I understand :D

    Kind regards,
    Dany

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    You're welcome ;)

    Now you know ;)

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