Using for as a duration of time

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dwnia
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Using for as a duration of time

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Hello I want to ask a question about for. Which is the best way of using for in past simple? I was in Bulgaria for five years , I spent five years in Bulgaria, I stayed in Bulgaria for five years or I stayed in Bulgaria from 2000 untill 2005. Are they all correct?
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They are all correct.

You could also say:

I stayed in Bulgaria for five years from 2000 until 2005.

until has ONE L

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English Prepositions List by Josef Essberger
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