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 Use the preposition "since" when referring back to the beginning of something in time.

 1. I haven't spoken on the phone since yesterday.

(This preposition is often used with negative present perfect tense verbs.)

phone
 2. We haven't seen them since the wedding.
wedding
 3. She has been learning English since late last year.
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 4. He has lived in the United States since 2005.
Khalid
 5. The temperatures where we live have been noticeably higher since the start of this century.
2000
 6. Since the dawn of civilization, human beings have invented many different kinds of weapons.
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7. The world seems to have changed a lot since 9/11.
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Notes:

* The preposition "since" is often used with the present perfect tense.

* If you use "since" with a subject and a verb, it becomes part of an adverb clause:

I haven't seen her since she was a little girl.

 

 

 

 

Prepositions

about 

above 

across 

after  

along 

amid  

among 

around 

at

before 

below  

beside 

beyond 

but  

by 

despite  

down  

except  

for

in

inside  

into 

near 

of

off 

on

onto 

out

over 

past 

per  

to

under 

until  

upon  

via  

with 

within 

 

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