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I don't understand what as long as means in this two sentences:

"As long As there is a market for a product consumer will buy it "

And

"For As long As there is a consumer demand companies will sell their product"
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Hi,

Let's look at a simpler example.

As long as you have a driver's licence, you can drive my car. 'As long as' looks like it is a time expression, but really it expresses a condition. It's rather like If you have a driver's licence . . .

For as long as you have a driver's licence, you can drive my car. Here, the 'for' makes it a time expression. eg 'You can drive my car until your licence is suspended'.

Best wishes, Clive
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>'As long as' looks like it is a time expresion, but really it expresses a condition.

Clive puts it very well here.
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CliveHi,

Let's look at a simpler example.

As long as you have a driver's licence, you can drive my car. 'As long as' looks like it is a time expression, but really it expresses a condition. It's rather like If you have a driver's licence . . .

For as long as you have a driver's licence, you can drive my car. Here, the 'for' makes it a time expression. eg 'You can drive my car until your licence is suspended'.

Best wishes, Clive
Thank you very much

Best wishes, Akillez
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