Difference Between DURING, FOR, WHILE, How to use During, For and While;
To state when something happens
During + Noun
- We listened to the teacher during the French lesson.
- I sleep during lunch.
- She played beach volleyball every day during her vacation.
- We visited London during our holiday in England.
To state how long something happens
For + length of time
- I will love you for ever.
- They put her in prison for life.
- You have been smoking for a year.
- I hadn’t seen Chicago for a long time.
- He is going to sleep for two hours.
To talk about two things that are happening at the same time
While + Subject + Verb
- While I was watching TV, door rang.
- While I was analyzing the data, two errors occurred.
- Please sit down while I tell you something.