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    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    #1

    since and from in terms of time

    What is the difference between since and from when you are talking in terms of time.

    when is each of them used?

    1. I have been calling him up since yesterday.
    2. I ahve been calling him up from yesterday.

    Which makes sense between two.


    • Join Date: May 2006
    • Posts: 1,335
    #2

    Re: since and from in terms of time

    Hi, Saidon,
    I think only since is correct.

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    • Join Date: Aug 2004
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    #3

    Re: since and from in terms of time

    I have been calling him up since yesterday.
    I have been calling him up from 6.00pm on.

    "From ..... on" is used to indicate a specified time as a starting point.
    "Since" is used to express that something is in progress from then till now.

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