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    for or from

    I have been working in this company for the last five years
    why this sentence is correct? why we can't say_ I have been working in this company from the last five years.
    what should one say at the time of being interviewed? for or from?

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    Re: for or from

    Quote Originally Posted by golukhanna View Post
    I have been working in this company for the last five years
    why this sentence is correct? why we can't say_ I have been working in this company from the last five years.
    what should one say at the time of being interviewed? for or from?
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    Use "for" for the duration (eg the last five years)

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    #3

    Re: for or from

    thanks ;but when to use 'from'

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    Re: for or from

    Quote Originally Posted by golukhanna View Post
    thanks ;but when to use 'from'
    "I work from 9 to 5 every day."

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    #5

    Re: for or from

    I have been working in this company for the last five years.

    Is this sentence fine without the last?

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    #6

    Re: for or from

    I have been working five years in this company.

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    #7

    Re: for or from

    I have been working in this company for five years.

    Is this a grammatically incorrect sentence?

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    #8

    Re: for or from

    Americans say working for a company, not working in.

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    #9

    Re: for or from

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Americans say working for a company, not working in.
    How about working at a company?

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    #10

    Re: for or from

    I have been working for this company for five years.
    I have been working for five years for this company.

    Are both fine?

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