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    since childhood/from childhood

    Hello, which sentence is correct?

    1) I've known you from your childhood.
    2) I've known you since your childhood.

    Thanks.

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    Re: since childhood/from childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by Encolpius View Post
    Hello, which sentence is correct?

    1) I've known you from your childhood.
    2) I've known you since your childhood.

    Thanks.

    2) I've known you since your childhood.


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    Re: since childhood/from childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by Encolpius View Post
    Hello, which sentence is correct?

    1) I've known you from your childhood.
    2) I've known you since your childhood.

    Thanks.
    I'm not a teacher.

    Hi!

    "Since (and not from) is used to give the starting point of actions and situations that continue up to the moment of speaking." (Practical English Usage by Michael Swan, 1980 edition, entry 245/3)

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