when to use 'since' and 'for'

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which is correct ?

we have lived in this city since one year
we have lived in this city for one year
 

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radha said:
which is correct ?

we have lived in this city since one year
we have lived in this city for one year

In that sentence, use "for". "Since" requires a fixed point in time: 1999, August, last year, etc. :wink:
 

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For = how long
since = when it started
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