How to say 'for' - Depuis, Pendant ou Pour?

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  • Created on: 19-05-11 15:04

When do you use pendant?

When events are completely in the past (started and finished in the past)


  • Je suis alle en France deux pendant semaines.
  • J'habitais a Toulous pendant dix ans.

When do you use pour?

When events will take place completely in the future


  • Je partirai pour dix jours
  • Elle restera la pour trente minutes

When do you use depuis?

There are two ways:

1) When events start in the past and are still continuing; translates as "has been -ing"

Used with the


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