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    - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    Peace be upon you
    I saw this strange sentence,I couldn't get its meaning.Can you help

    - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.
    a) during
    b) for
    c) since
    d) when

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    #2

    Re: - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    Is this homework?

    Please remember to put a space after every comma and period. (Semicolons, colons, question marks and exclamation marks also require one).
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Is this homework?

    Please remember to put a space after every comma and period. (Semicolons, colons, question marks and exclamation marks also require one).
    What should I do now , sir?
    Will you give me an answer,or will you give me .................
    When I put a sentence with my answer that means I follow the rules.That is all needed.

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    #4

    Re: - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    What you should do is answer the question "Is this homework?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    Why should I answer such a question?
    I wrote...I saw this strange sentence.....................
    Isn't it enough?

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    Re: - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    No.
    If you saw a strange sentence, it wouldn't come looking like a multiple choice question on a test or on homework.

    We will not knowingly help with homework. If you submit a test or paper, and your teacher marks your answer as incorrect, and you aren't sure why, THEN you can ask about it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: - They’re staying with their parents __________ the time being.(for)

    The phrase is "for the time being."
    https://www.google.com/?ion=1&espv=2...ime%20being%22

    for the time being

    • 1.
      for the present; until some other arrangement is made.
      synonyms: for now, for the moment, for the present, in the interim, for the nonce, in/for the meantime, in the meanwhile, for a short time,





    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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