Learn use of for, since and from
For, since and from all the three words are used to indicate something with relation to time. Most of the students are often confused as to when which of the three words will be used. In today’s video we will tell you when and how to use ‘for’, ‘since’ and ‘from’ while framing sentences.
Let’s start learning.
For- Used when we get something that is free of cost, used to denote a period of time
Eg: This mobile phone is for free.
For- present/past/future perfect continuous
For a long time.
For is used with seconds, minutes, days, weeks, months, year etc in time.
I have been reading for a long time.
He married for money.
Phrases that are commonly made using ‘for’:
To leave for- to go somewhere.
Eg:She left for Delhi.
To leap for- due to something/ reason for something
Eg: She leapt for joy.
For a while- for a short span of time
We took a rest for a while.
For a bank- in the bank
Eg: I work for a bank.
To look for- to search
Eg: What are you looking for?
I am looking for Kamal.
Eg: Who do I live for?
I live for my family.
Eg: what have you come here for?
I came here for you.
Since- Used for denoting a point of time.
For the reason that,
India has been a democracy since 1947.
10 years have gone by since we met.
It has been 10 years since we met.
Ever Since- throughout the period since.
I have been taking care of him ever since.
From- used for indicating the point in time, indicating the point in space, indicating the raw material, indicating the removal or separation.
He came from Delhi.
I work from 10 till 5 am.
From morning till evening, from first to last have same meaning.
Bahubali movie is interesting from first to last/ from beginning to end.
From the very first-from the beginning
From the very first I knew that Mohan will pass.
I am from Rampur.
Butter is made from milk.
Stay away from my computer.
Are you back from Japan?
The rain prevented me from coming.
He saved me from fire.
I have been suffering from fever since last night.
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