Common English mistake
“I’ve been studying since two years”

Why is this wrong?
When speaking about time, the prepositions “since” and “for” are often used improperly. Since is used when the speaker mentions a specific starting point in time. For is used to refer to a period of time.

Correct usage
I have been a fan of Manchester United since 1984.
I have been a fan of Manchester United since I was 3.
I have been waiting for the game since last year.

I have been a fan of Manchester United for 10 years.
I have been a fan of Manchester United for a while.

Common English mistake
“I’ve been studying since two years”

Why is this wrong?
When speaking about time, the prepositions “since” and “for” are often used improperly. Since is used when the speaker mentions a specific starting point in time. For is used to refer to a period of time.

Correct usage
I have been a fan of Manchester United since 1984.
I have been a fan of Manchester United since I was 3.
I have been waiting for the game since last year.

I have been a fan of Manchester United for 10 years.
I have been a fan of Manchester United for a while.

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