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    #1

    for and since

    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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    #2
    6 years = duration
    January 1st = date

    for + duration
    since + date

    FRC

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    #3
    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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    #4
    You're welcome ;)

    Now you know ;)

    FRC

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