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What the different in meaning? Jack waited while,before he continued on Jack waite while,before continuing on
Jul 23, 2019 10:02 AM
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Jack waited a while before he continued on. This is the simple past tense so it happened in the past and is now finished. Jack waits a while, before continuing on. This is in the present tense. The author is telling us the story as it is happening. 'A while' means a little bit of time and is different from the word while. So you have to say 'a while' in this context.
July 23, 2019
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