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    #1

    Red face About 'since'

    I have met a question. The given answer is 'for', but for me I think 'over' is also right. Am I correct? Why? Thank you in advance.

    It has been _____ a year since we last heard from him.

    A. for B. over

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    #2

    Re: About 'since'

    Is this a homework assignment?

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    #3

    Re: About 'since'

    I am not a teacher.

    According to sdire's member info s/he is an English teacher, so I don't think it would be going against the forum guidelines to answer the question.

    I think that the only correct answer is B.

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    #4

    Re: About 'since'

    Quote Originally Posted by sdire View Post
    I have met a question. The given answer is 'for', but for me I think 'over' is also right. Am I correct?
    You are right and the answer is wrong. Was it a quiz on this site? If so, could you tell me which one so that I can correct it- I can't find the question.

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    #5

    Re: About 'since'

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Is this a homework assignment?
    I'm a English so it's not a homework. It's a question from web. Here is the site http://www.docin.com/p-581249123.html.

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    Re: About 'since'

    Quote Originally Posted by sdire View Post
    I'm a English teacher so it's not a homework. It's a question from web. Here is the site http://www.docin.com/p-581249123.html.
    Note that 'homework' is not countable. You can't say "a homework".

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    #7

    Re: About 'since'

    Should it be "an" instead of "a" before "English"?

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    #8

    Re: About 'since'

    Yes, I think it was a typo.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #9

    Re: About 'since'

    It should be I'm an English teacher.

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