By creating an account, you agree to our terms of service.
how to use "in a while"?who can tell me, please?
Hello Penn, I am busy right at this moment but I hope I can explain 'in a while' ... in a while.
Or have I just explained it!
John: "I'm going to the shop to buy some milk. I'll be back in a while."Johns Imaginary Friend : "Ok. See you in a while"
"I'm going travelling for 3 months so I won't be around for a while"
in a while=in a moment=for some time?
Hello Penn. I'm back again! I have finished my work, so I now have time to explain 'in a while.'
In fact, I don't think I'll EXPLAIN. I'll give some examples that are true for me this very afternoon! (this very afternoon ... means... this particular afternoon/today/now. It's an unusual use of 'very.')
I want a cup of coffee, but I am typing now. Obviously! I'll make that cup of coffee IN A WHILE.
It's now 1.45pm and at 2pm I have a student online from Moscow.... so in a very short while (2 minutes?) I must prepare for the lesson!
I hope this helps! Come on other teachers and students! Let's have some more examples of what we're going to do... in a while!
but how to understand"we haven't seen you on fb in a while"?
this sentense is wrong?