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    #1

    last or last for

    Is there any difference:

    "It lasted for an hour"

    OR

    "It lasted an hour"

    Why do we put a preposition "for" in the frist sentence?

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    #2

    Re: last or last for

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Is there any difference:

    "It lasted for an hour"

    OR

    "It lasted an hour"

    Why do we put a preposition "for" in the frist sentence?
    No difference. "For", among its many uses, can be used to express duration/time.

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