Saturday, 17 December 2011

correct use of Since/for (practice)-2


Before attempting this exercise see since/for and Perfect continuous tense.
  
Q) Fill in the blanks with “since or “for “. Answers are given below. But first attempt yourself and then only cross check the answers.

1) She has been learning music ------ six months.
2) He has been staying in Kanpur ----- January.
3) They had been decorating their house ---- morning.
4) He has been suffering for fever ------ he entered the city.
5) Party has been going on ------- evening.
6) My friend has been winning this competition ------many years.
7) Peacock has been dancing ------ one hour.
8) Have you not been studying in this school --------2010?
9) He has been playing harmonium continuously ------ 2 hours.
10) People have been gathering at Red fort ----- early morning.
11) My grandmother has been feeding dogs -------- many years.
12) We have been visiting this temple every week ------- my first birthday.
13) He has been running a shop ------- ten years.
14) It has been raining -------- afternoon.
15) Their family has been ruling this state ------- 40 years.

Answers
1)      For.
2)      Since.
3)      Since.
4)      Since.
5)      Since.
6)      For.
7)      For.
8)      Since.
9)      For.
10)  Since.
11)  For.
12)  Since.
13)  For.
14)  Since.
15)  For.

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