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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #47704: For, during and while
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Frequent mistakes [Change theme]
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    For, during and while

    For, during and while


    We use for + a period of time to say how long something goes .

    for five years, for three hours, for a week

    - Amel is going away for a week in October.


    We use during + noun to say when something happens (not how long):

    during the show, during his holidays, during the night

    - I'll phone you  during the holidays.


    We use while + subject + verb.

    - Amy read a story while I prepared the test.


    Complete the following with for, during or while.


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    1. I have lived in this house twenty years.

    2. We met Sam our holidays.

    3. Sabrina suddenly began to feel sick she was doing the examination.

    4. I'm going to visit Tunisia next week, I hope to see Amy I'll be there.

    5. What are you going to do you are waiting?

    6. We watched television two hours last night.

    7. I fell asleep the examination.

    8. It rained three days without stopping.

    9. We saw Ann we were waiting for you.

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