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    a question about 'for'

    Hi, everybody:

    I have seen the sentence below in a book of English grammar:

    'I am here for six weeks.'

    What is the meaning of the 'for'?

    Does it mean:the time of the continuation of the 'am'?

    Or it means 'my purpose'?

    Thanks a lot in advance.

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    Re: a question about 'for'

    I am here for six weeks - Six weeks is the planned duration of my stay. (I can say this at any time during the six weeks)
    I have been here for six weeks - I arrived six weeks ago.

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