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    for with past simple

    Is it possible to use preposition "for" with the past simple in the following context "Part of Ukraine called Galicia belonged to Poland for the two World Wars. " Is it correct? Perhaps I should have used "during the two World Wars".

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    Re: for with past simple

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "Part of Ukraine called Galicia belonged to Poland for the two World Wars.
    And not between the wars?

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    Re: for with past simple

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Is it possible to use the preposition "for" with the past simple in the following context? "Part of Ukraine called Galicia belonged to Poland for the two World Wars. " Is it correct? Perhaps I should have used "during the two World Wars".
    It sounds off to me. Try, for the duration of...

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