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    Is it FOR or DURING ?

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    Could you please check question 17?

    We dont have an answer key and we still argue among for and during.

    Thanks for your time.

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    Re: Is it FOR or DURING ?

    'Settle' should be a momentary verb, so I would not use 'for'.

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    #3

    Re: Is it FOR or DURING ?

    'During' is correct. The settling happened over the course of the specified period of time.

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    Re: Is it FOR or DURING ?

    during is my answer

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    Re: Is it FOR or DURING ?

    Quote Originally Posted by pattyg06 View Post
    'During' is my answer.
    Patty, please read this extract from the Forum Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

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