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    past simple and "for"

    Couldn't we use the preposition "for" in the past simple?
    Eg. I read the book for two hours yesterday?

    Is it correct?

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    Re: past simple and "for"

    Yes

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    Re: past simple and "for"

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    Yes
    Thanks, all your answers

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    Re: past simple and "for"

    ​'Thanks for all your answers.'​.

    That was only one answer, and you don't need to make a new post to say thanks or to quote our replies back to us.

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    Re: past simple and "for"

    OK... understand

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    Re: past simple and "for"

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    OK. I understand.
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    Re: past simple and "for"

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Couldn't we use the preposition "for" in the past simple?
    Eg. I read the book for two hours yesterday?

    Is it correct?
    For can be used with finished and unfinished time periods, so we can use it with any verb form or tense.

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