Definition During

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Definition

during: in the course of, through
preposition
I work during the day. I start at 9am and finish at 5pm.

Pronunciation examples
UK: During the war I worked on a farm.
US: Please don't talk during the match.

Examples

  • "Voice : Who dares disturb the Illuminati during our lunch break?"
  • "During the first quarter of this year, over 5,000 males were surveyed by Smell Solutions about their fragrance buying habits."
  • "During my travels, however, I realized something: Although I'm an awesome person, my place is here, at the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "What do you usually do during your holiday party?"
  • "I apologize for being in America during my first week as European president."
  • "Although the media has been banned from the meetings, sources have reported yelling, dogs barking, and numerous bottles breaking during the negotiations."
  • "During the booking process, passengers can select the cabin crew for their flight, based on photos and body measurements."
  • "Yesterday, during my "re-education" session, I endured cruel treatment that had but one goal: to remove the very essence of my Britishness."
  • "Any suggestions to help me further dull my senses during the festivities are more than welcome."
  • "Thank you for coming on such short notice, during these difficult circumstances."

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