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    what's the difference

    Hi!

    could you please clarify the difference between the two sentences below?

    1. She hasn't talked to him in a few days.
    2. She hasn't talked to him for a few days.

    Thanks a lot!

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    #2

    Re: what's the difference

    No difference in meaning.

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    Re: what's the difference

    Quote Originally Posted by rosa87 View Post
    Hi!

    could you please clarify the difference between the two sentences below?

    1. She hasn't talked to him in a few days.
    2. She hasn't talked to him for a few days.

    Thanks a lot!
    Hi!

    My opinion:

    Correct: She hasn`t talked to him for a few days - for denotes the duration of action
    or
    She hasn`t talked to him in the last few days. / in the past few days.

    but

    e.g. I`m going to see him in a few days [ from now on]- denoting a future placed action.
    In a few day`s work, I`ll finish that job.
    Last edited by Teia; 06-Feb-2009 at 22:06.

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    Re: what's the difference

    I agree with Teia.

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    #5

    Re: what's the difference

    Hi!

    Thank you Ivan.

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    #6

    Re: what's the difference

    In the sentences asked about, they mean the same.

    That's the important thing about this kind of question: you must see the sentence to figure out the application.

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    Re: what's the difference

    Hello,
    Please note I'm not a teacher;

    Is it one of the applications ?

    She said she would talk to him in a few days but she hasn't talk to him in a few days.

    Cheers

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