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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Since’. Over 50 Sentences


Since — US. [sɪns], UK. [sɪns]

Main meanings:

  1. From a past point in time until now.
  2. In the time that has passed after a specified event.
  3. Because; for the reason that.


10 simple sentences:

  • He’s been silent since morning.
  • She has worked here since 2010.
  • We’ve known each other since childhood.
  • It has been raining since yesterday.
  • I haven’t seen her since Monday.
  • Since then, everything has changed.
  • They’ve been married since June.
  • The store is closed since noon.
  • We’ve been waiting since dawn.
  • Has it been sunny since morning?


The sentences from movies:

I’ve been flying since I was 15. – Rat Race (2001)

Been hiding out in this neighborhood ever since. – Home Alone (1990)

I’ve been following him around since yesterday. – Ted 2 (2015)

We haven’t had contact with them since. – World War Z (2013)

I’ve been saying that since the third grade. – Soul (2020)

No, not since, uh, Tuesday. – Pretty Woman (1990)

Especially since we threw aside our plans. – The Great Outdoors (1988)

She’s been great with everything since then. – Everest (2015)

He has not filed a return since 1926. – The Untouchables (1987)

They’ve been around since, like, the ’90s. – Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

You haven’t peed since I left? – The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

I’ve been dancing ever since. – Dirty Dancing (1987)

Ever since then, things have been different. – The Sixth Sense (1999)

Nobody’s ever seen him since. – The Usual Suspects (1995)

Days of old long since, huh? – 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gee, she hasn’t been out since 11 :20. – Grumpy Old Men (1993)

Since when do you dance? – Shrek 2 (2004)

She’s been fighting the government since Vietnam. – The Mauritanian (2021)

Five years since the night of the attack. – The Creator (2023)

Since she’s come, things have happened to me. – Mary Poppins (1964)

Been no contact with the sub since then. – The Abyss (1989)

Not since he died last year. – Oceans Eleven (2001)

It’s stronger since the interface. – Justice League (2017)

Yeah, since you’re so anxious to tell it. – The Black Dahlia (2006)

Since when do you get manicures? – You’ve Got Mail (1998)

Which would be ironic since you’re Buddhist. – The Holdovers (2023)

We’ve been together ever since. – The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

Ever since I got down here. – 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

They’ve been losing heat since the accident. – Apollo 13 (1995)

Been alone much since you got here? – Shutter Island (2010)

Have you seen her since? – Match Point (2005)

I haven’t don’t that since the third grade. – When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Haven’t seen them since. – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

They haven’t changed this machine since the ’80s. – May December (2023)

The suspect has since been apprehended. – Black Panther (2018)

Since when do you work with Exley? – L.A. Confidential (1997)

You have known that since you were young. – Gladiator (2000)

We’ve been down here since last night! – Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Since an hour ago? – Tootsie (1982)

Since it violates the predetermined rules of engagement. – Captain Marvel (2019)

They’ve cracked down hard since you left. – Toy Story 3 (2010)

No, I ain’t skated since I was 15. – Rocky (1976)

Since I got to be 16? – Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Since right after we lost our son. – Minority Report (2002)

He hasn’t spoken to anyone since last night. – Meet The Fockers (2004)