Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "While"

The meaning of "While" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does i've been working for this while my life mean?
A: I think you mean "I've been working for this for my whole life". It means that for their entire life, they were working to get that outcome
Q: What does I'll make it worth your while. mean?
A: It means you will be compensated or rewarded for your time.
Q: What does I will make it worth your while mean?
A: When asking a favor from someone, you can say "I'll make it worth your while" to imply that you'll reward them for giving up their time to help you. "While" means the same as "time" in this context.
Q: What does it has been a while mean?
A: مدتی میشود = It has been a while
Q: What does For a while, she was going out with joker after another mean?
A: It means that for some time, she was dating boys that perhaps didn't know how to treat a lady properly. This depends on the context though. Hope this helps !

Example sentences using "While"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 1- Once in a while
2- From time to time
3-For a long time ago
4-A short while ago
5- Hardly ever.
A: Example:
I eat McDonalds once in while

I visit mi cousins from time to time

WW2 was a long time ago

I saw your sister a while ago

I Hardly ever fail a math test

I hope that helps

Q: Please show me example sentences with quite a while .
A: "Blue has been my favorite color for quite a while."
"It took me quite a while to learn this language."
"We have been friends for quite a while."
Q: Please show me example sentences with in a while/ for a while .
A: the pasta will be ready in a while
the pasta has been ready for a while
Q: Please show me example sentences with quite a while.
A: pokeman777, it's nice to see you again. It's been quite a while since we last spoke. You've been in Japan for quite a while, right?
Q: Please show me example sentences with once in a while .
A: 1. I go to that cafe once in a while.
2. Haerim drops by once in a while to have dinner.

Once in a while = Sometimes

Synonyms of "While" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between for a while and in a while ?
A: I haven't played this game for a while.

Whoever told you that "for" is wrong made a mistake. "For a while" indicates a period of time. For example:

I want to rest for a while = I want to rest for a period of time
I haven't played for a while = I haven't played for a period of time.

"In a while" usually indicates after a period of time. For example:

I will do it in a while = I will do it after a period of time

You can read more examples on the Oxford Learner's Dictionary.
http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us/definition/english/while_2
Q: What is the difference between take a while and for a while ?
A: This process takes time.
This process takes a long time.
This process takes a while.

"A while" is just an undefined period of time. The process can take "a long while" or "a short while". If using an adjective you have to use the indefinite article "a". It takes "a short (long) time". But "it takes time" (no article).
Q: What is the difference between a while and while and when ?
A: "A while" is a long time.
For example, "We had been waiting for a while".

While, or whilst if you want to be formal, means at the same time.
"While we waited for her to return, I decided to read a book".

When refers to a time, and can be used to ask about a time.
"When she finally arrived, I put down my book."
" 'When were you planning on coming back?' I asked."
Q: What is the difference between every once in a while and once in a while ?
A: They both mean the same thing.
Using the word "every" is your choice.
Q: What is the difference between for a while and for some time ?
A: I can't think of a difference other than maybe for a while being a little more casual

Translations of "While"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm now able to study for a while

is it natural? thanks 😊
A: That sounds natural to me! Using “I’m now able to” sounds formal, so to be casual you could also use “I can study now” instead.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm waiting for you for a while.
I'm standing near a pole in front of a shop.
I'm wearng a black skirt and dark grey sweater.
How do you make sentences combined?
A: I would say "I'll wait for you near a pole in front of the shop. I'm wearing a black skirt and dark grey sweater."
この文章を全部一文章に合わせたら、言葉が詰め込みすぎて、わかりにくくなってしまうと思います。でも、二文章なら三文章より自然に聞こえるでしょう。
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? A:It's been a while

B: ?
A: Yea it’s been a while since I’ve talked to you
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? never- hardly ever - rarely - occasionally - once in a while - sometimes - often - usually - always
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does “Enter Draw” means? I saw this while I’m doing online shopping.
A: Oh! I think that means that it’s a limited edition item, so there is a lottery to decide who gets to buy it. To have a chance to buy, you enter a draw(ing). If your name is not picked, you should not be charged for the item.

Other questions about "While"

Q: If I don't speak English for a while, my speaking ability will decline soon. does this sound natural?
A: It doesn't make sense with the soon at the end, "If I don't speak English for a while, my speaking ability declines." Is better.
Q: "It's been a while" "It's been a long time" same meaning?
Q: It may take a while to correct your name in my mind. (The context is as follows: does this sound natural?
A: You could say 'it may take me a while...'. Either way is correct, but this makes it sound a little more personal (like you're going to try to do it).
Q: It still will take a while until I catch you up. does this sound natural?
A: I would say:

It will still take a while until I catch up to/with you.
Q: It been a while I haven't read bible , I feel sorry to god , because I was busy with my study and some entertainment things and totally neglect God. does this sound natural?
A: It has been a while since I last read the bible, I feel sorry for God. I've been busy studying and having fun that I totally forgot about God.

That would be how I'd say it.

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