English Preposition Since
Learn English Since Preposition

Grammar Prepositions- Lesson Fifty Six

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Since preposition in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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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.)

Read English Grammar Present Perfect Negative with examples article to learn more about negative present perfect tense.


2. We haven’t seen them since the wedding.

3. She has been learning English since late last year.

4. He has lived in the United States since 2005.

5. The temperatures where we live have been noticeably higher since the start of this century.

6. Since the dawn of civilization, human beings have invented many different kinds of weapons.

7. The world seems to have changed a lot since industrial revolution.


* The preposition “since” is often used with the present perfect tense. Read English Grammar The Present Perfect with examples article to learn more about 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.


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