Category: English tenses

Present perfect - for or since?

Complete the sentences by writing for or since in each space.

Download printable version (pdf)

Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. We haven't spoken to each other a long time.2. It's been ages I last visited her.3. You've been here twice September.4. I haven't met her Friday.5. We haven't talked we left school.6. I haven't been to school 3 weeks.7. You have been working here 10 years, haven't you?8. We've known each other ages.9. I've been a teacher 20 years.10. I haven't seen her she left home.11. We haven't had such a bad weather 1999.12. Everything has changed our child was born.13. Kate and Paul have been married 25 years.14. We've been living here 1989.15. I've been waiting for you a long time.