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VERY FAST ENGLISH

Published on 1 April 2023

Present Perfect: FOR or SINCE?

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VERY FAST
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ENGLISH
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TODAY'S LESSON:
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FOR
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or SINCE?
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ARE YOU 
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READY?
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I have been afraid of ghosts since I was a child
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I have been afraid of ghosts for many years
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SINCE is used
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with specific dates
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Since I was a child
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Since last week
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Since 2019
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FOR is used
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with periods of time
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For many years
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For months
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For hours
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She's been sad SINCE she lost her job
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She's been sad FOR weeks
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I've been happy SINCE the day I met you
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I've been happy FOR eleven months
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VERY FAST
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ENGLISH