Category: English tenses

Present perfect - for or since?

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

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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. I haven't been to school 3 weeks.2. We've been living here 1989.3. It's been ages I last visited her.4. We haven't spoken to each other a long time.5. I've been a teacher 20 years.6. I haven't seen her she left home.7. Kate and Paul have been married 25 years.8. I haven't met her Friday.9. We haven't had such a bad weather 1999.10. We've known each other ages.11. You've been here twice September.12. I've been waiting for you a long time.13. We haven't talked we left school.14. Everything has changed our child was born.15. You have been working here 10 years, haven't you?