Exercises – Confusing Words

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Exercises

Choose ago or for to complete the sentence.

  1. Nancy moved to Detroit 15 years .ago → before the present time
  2. I went on holiday 10 days.for → indicates the duration of an action
  3. We went to a restaurant a few days .ago → before the present time
  4. They finished studying two months .ago → before the present time
  5. They had been travelling hours in the cold.for → indicates the duration of an action

Complete the sentences with ago or for.

  1. I arrived 15 minutes .ago → before the present time
  2. She has lived there 20 years.for → indicates the duration of an action
  3. Marinella and Rosie have been gone a long time.for → indicates duration
  4. We met a few days .ago → before the present time
  5. She has been waiting here a long time.for → indicates the duration of an action