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 seen her she left home.2. It's been ages I last visited her.3. Kate and Paul have been married 25 years.4. I've been a teacher 20 years.5. You have been working here 10 years, haven't you?6. You've been here twice September.7. We haven't talked we left school.8. Everything has changed our child was born.9. We've been living here 1989.10. I haven't been to school 3 weeks.11. We haven't had such a bad weather 1999.12. I haven't met her Friday.13. I've been waiting for you a long time.14. We've known each other ages.15. We haven't spoken to each other a long time.