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Conjunction
During the same time that
“The kids were playing video games while I prepared dinner.”
Conjunction
Although
“This project, while challenging, has been very rewarding.”
Conjunction
Although
While he had a rough exterior, inside was a heart of gold.”
Conjunction
In contrast
“He was thin, while his twin brother was chubby.”
Conjunction
As long as
“You will be allowed to stay at this school while you continue to pass your exams.”
Noun
A period of time
“We spent a while discussing ideas for our new project.”
Noun
Energy or effort required
“It will be worth your while to do well in this exam.”
Verb
To pass time in a leisurely manner
“We would while away the time on the beach during our holiday.”
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