while

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while

  1. (alistuskonjunktio) kun taas
    The word "airplane" is North American, while "aeroplane" is British.
    I wanted to go to the cinema, while she insisted we (should) go to the theatre.
  2. (alistuskonjunktio) vaikka, vaikkakin, jos kohta
    While this word does exist, it is very uncommon.
    While I understand your problem, there is nothing I can do about it right now.
  3. (alistuskonjunktio) kun; sillä aikaa kun
    Nothing much happened while you were away.
    While I was in England I went to see my penfriend.
    Let's go and see your cousin while we're here.
    I found the old letter while I was cleaning the cupboards.

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while (monikko whiles)

  1. aika, hetki, tovi
    We only stayed for a short while.
    We chatted for a while.
    It's been a while! – Pitkästä aikaa!
    Oh, it all happened a while ago. – jo aikoja sitten
    We liked the place very much so we stayed there quite a while. – melkoisen tovin, pitkän aikaa

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