While

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Definição

While (I was sleeping...): Enquanto (eu estava dormindo)
conjunction
No inglês britânico, whilst é usado frequentemente no lugar de 'while'.

While he presented an impressive CV, he did not do very well in the interview. Apesar de ter um currículo impressionante, ele não foi bem na entrevista.
Can you wait for me while I get a few things from the store? Você pode me esperar um momento enquanto compro algumas coisas na loja?

While (on the building site, be very careful): (Tenha muito cuidado) enquanto (estiver no canteiro de obras)
conjunction

(to wait for) a while: (esperar) um momento, um pouco
idiom
It's been a while since I last heard form you. Fazia tempo que não tinha notícias suas.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Whilst you're up, would you mind making me a cup of tea?
US: I cut my chin while shaving this morning.
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Exemplos

  • "Now you shake the test tube, while I sing the peace and love song."
  • "While the print media has indeed been critical of your company recently, we propose focusing on Delavigne's Internet presence to shift the narrative from tabloid gossip to the high quality profiles and experience of your staff."
  • "while drinking heavily."
  • "Did you know that this little girl once took a taxi to school for a week while the chauffeur was out sick?"
  • "Ride a whale while wearing a cowboy hat."
  • "Greenzo: Saving the earth while maintaining profitability."
  • "Plus you keep yelling ‘man overboard' while using the toilet."
  • "While other airlines set ticket prices for their flights, Mile High Airways has devised a new pricing strategy called 'Fare's fair'."
  • "The experience was utterly humiliating for both of us, and for a long while, it seemed that we would die in that horrible, detestable yet meticulously organized hellhole."
  • "Glen : The rest of you, while I'm helping Edward, please practice your breathing."

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