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English Grammar

Word of Time 1

Since and For

1. Since and for both use to tell the period of time from where it happens until present.

2. Since and For both use with present perfect tense

3. The different for the usage of Since and For is that*

Since is used with a specific point of time
For is used with a period of time.


  • Jim has known Peter since they wre 8 years old.
  • Jim has known Peter for 10 years.


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