please help to understand the differences between a little while, a while, while and mean while.
I get confused about the differences between a little while, a while, while and mean while. Can you please clarify them over an example?
Hi, I'd like to answer it with some sentences below.
A WHILE: It's been a while that we have not seen each other. Here ' a while'means' a long time'.
MEAN WHILE: A few workers were promoted,but mean while hundreds of them were dismissed. Here'mean while' means 'at the same time'.
August 4, 2014
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