Using and Difference Between DURING, FOR and WHILE

Using and Difference Between DURING, FOR and WHILE

Using and Difference Between DURING, FOR and WHILE


DURING
To state when something happens

During + Noun

Examples

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.



FOR
To state how long something happens

For + length of time

Examples

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.

WHILE
To talk about two things that are happening at the same time

While + Subject + Verb

Examples

While I was watching TV, door rang.

While I was analyzing the data, two errors occurred.

Please sit down while I tell you something.


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