Using During and Since in English

Using During and Since in English, difference between during and since;


Using During and Since


For part of a period of time. Used before a noun to saywhen something happens.


  • I watched television during a break in my studies.
  • I met her during lunch.
  • Thet met her during the presentation.
  • There is no school during September.
  • During these years he never stopped taking bus trips.



Between a past time and now. We use since + the start of a period.


  • She has been here since 6 O’clock.
  • He hasn’t slept since yesterday.
  • I haven’t eaten Spanish food since I left Spain.
  • It is been raining since morning.
  • I have not seen Mary since dinnertime.
  • I have been studing Spanish since 2016.