English to Afrikaans Meaning :: while

wyle
While :
terwyl
- terwylwhiledaf en toeonderonsjes
 

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Noun(1) a period of indeterminate length (usually short

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(1) After a while , the consensus on how to respond to the examples breaks down and the debate stalls.(2) I went back and watched TV for a while till Jess wanted to go back to her room.(3) The sky was almost black, while the trees and shrubs where all frosty pink.(4) the period while the animal remains alive(5) a diversion to while away the long afternoons(6) The result was a lengthy hiatus in the building work while another contractor was sought.(7) Some contracts offer just protection, while others provide investment links.(8) while I wouldn't recommend a night-time visit, by day the area is full of interest(9) None the less, for a while it became very difficult for writers to present their views artistically.(10) All this while my family was watching from inside the van, and in full view of all those in line.(11) Domitia finds the list while he sleeps, and joins others whose names are there in a conspiracy.(12) At this time kidneys were taken a little while after the donor's heart had stopped and death had been pronounced.(13) The victims were attacked while watching a cricket match between India and Pakistan on television.(14) Thus while we can start with Waltz, we certainly do not want to stop with him.(15) There were two bastards in the Jones household for a while - but only one of them was truly Jenny's.(16) he starts to draw, talking the while
Related Words
(1) for a while ::
vir 'n rukkie
(2) once in a while ::
een keer in 'n rukkie
(3) a while ::
n rukkie
(4) after a while ::
na 'n rukkie
(5) in a while ::
oor 'n rukkie
(6) in a little while ::
binnekort
(7) a while ago ::
n ruk gelede
(8) every once in a while ::
elke keer in 'n rukkie
(9) a little while ::
n klein rukkie
(10) wait a while ::
wag 'n rukkie
Synonyms
Conjunction
1. during the time that ::
gedurende die tyd wat
2. when ::
wanneer
3. as ::
as
4. whilst ::
terwyl
Noun
5. time ::
tyd
6. spell ::
spel
7. stretch ::
rek
8. stint ::
karig
9. span ::
span
10. interval ::
interval
11. period ::
tydperk
12. duration ::
duur
13. phase ::
fase
14. patch ::
kol
Verb
15. pass ::
slaag
16. spend ::
spandeer
17. occupy ::
beset
18. use up ::
opgebruik
19. fritter ::
beignetlijn
20. kill ::
doodmaak
Different Forms
while, whiled, whiles, whiling
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

It was a while.

It was a WHILE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 15


JOY: While a robot can always
 change their programming,

JOY: While a robot can always change their programming,

Westworld Season 3, Episode 8


Watch your football game
while I make you a plate here.

Watch your football game WHILE I make you a plate here.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 1


While you\'re at it,
why don\'t you lift your shirt up,

While you're at it, why don't you lift your shirt up,

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 16


Well, it is,
just, you know, I\'d be gone for a while.

Well, it is, just, you know, I'd be gone for a WHILE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 24


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