while

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 while: /ˈhwaɪl/


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ΑγγλικάΕλληνικά
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (during the time that)ενώ σύνδ
  την ώρα που φρ ως επίρ
  όσο συνδ
  όταν επίρ
 She wrote an email while watching TV.
 Έγραψε ένα γράμμα ενώ έβλεπε τηλεόραση.
 Έγραψε ένα γράμμα την ώρα που έβλεπε τηλεόραση.
 Έγραψε ένα γράμμα όσο έβλεπε τηλεόραση.
 Έγραψε ένα γράμμα όταν έβλεπε τηλεόραση.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as long as)ενώ σύνδ
  (επίσημο)ενόσω σύνδ
  (καθομιλουμένη)όσο σύνδ
 We should make hay while the sun shines!
 Θα έπρεπε να φτιάξουμε σανό ενώ έχει ήλιο!
 Θα έπρεπε να φτιάξουμε σανό ενόσω έχει ήλιο!
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (so long as)όσο συνδ
  εφόσον επίρ
  (επίσημο)άπαξ και φρ ως επίρ
 While there is adequate food and water, the people will accept any authority or army.
 Εφόσον υπάρχει αρκετό φαγητό και νερό, ο κόσμος θα δεχτεί κάθε αρχή ή στρατό.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (although)ενώ συνδ
  αν και περίφρ
  παρόλο που περίφρ
  (επίσημο)καίτοι, μολονότι επίρ
 While I'm glad he's come to stay with us, I do wish he wouldn't use all the milk!
 Αν και χαίρομαι που ήρθε να μείνει σε εμάς, εύχομαι να μην τελείωνε όλο το γάλα!
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (at the same time)ταυτόχρονα επίρ
  (μεταφορικά)παράλληλα επίρ
 While the rule changes will benefit spectators somewhat, referees will be really overjoyed.
 Οι αλλαγές στους κανόνες θα ευνοήσουν κάπως τους θεατές, ταυτόχρονα όμως οι διαιτητές θα είναι υπερευτυχισμένοι.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (but)ενώ συνδ
 Even though we do the same job, he makes $50,000 per year while I only make $40,000.
 Παρόλο που κάνουμε την ίδια δουλειά αυτός βγάζει 50.000 δολάριο τον χρόνο ενώ εγώ βγάζω μόνο 40.000.
while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time interval) (μικρό χρονικό διάστημα)ώρα ουσ θηλ
  (μεγαλύτερο χρονικό διάστημα)καιρός, χρόνος ουσ αρσ
 A while passed before she finally came.
 Πέρασε ώρα μέχρι να έρθει.
 Πέρασε καιρός (or: χρόνος) μέχρι να έρθει.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Πέρασε ώρα από το δείπνο και πείνασα πάλι.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Πέρασε τόσος καιρός που το αγοράκι είχε γίνει πια ολόκληρο παληκάρι.
  Λείπει κάτι σημαντικό; Αναφέρετε τυχόν λάθη ή προτείνετε βελτιώσεις.

WordReference English-Greek Dictionary © 2018:

Σύνθετοι τύποι:
ΑγγλικάΕλληνικά
a long while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable period of time)πολύς καιρός επίθ + ουσ αρσ
  καιρός ουσ αρσ
 It's been a long while since I played golf.
a while ago advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (short time in the past)πριν λίγο καιρό περίφρ
  πρόσφατα επίρ
 A while ago I went on vacation to Cancun.
after a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (some time later)μετά από λίγο επίρ
 At first he felt no pain. After a while, his arm began to ache.
 Στην αρχή δεν ένιωσε πόνο. Μετά από λίγο το χέρι του άρχισε να πονάει.
all the while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at the same time, meanwhile)εν τω μεταξύ, στο μεταξύ σύνδ
 He said he was working hard at the university but all the while he was going to the race track.
DWI nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable, written, initialism (driving while intoxicated)οδήγηση σε κατάσταση μέθης περίφρ
every once in a while exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (occasionally) (καθομιλουμένη)μια στο τόσο έκφρ
  περιστασιακά επίρ
 Every once in a while, Paula goes to the gym.
for a little while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for a short time)για μικρό χρονικό διάστημα, για λίγο επίρ
Σχόλιο: επιρρηματικός προσδιορισμός
 I'll stay for a little while, if you don't mind. We'll have to wait for a little while before the train comes.
 Θα μείνω για λίγο εάν δε σε πειράζει. Θα πρέπει να περιμένουμε για λίγο πριν έρθει το τραίνο.
for a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for some time)για λίγο επίρ
 I'm going down to the pub for a while.
 Κατεβαίνω στην παμπ για λίγο.
in a little while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (soon)σε λιγάκι, σε λίγο φρ ως επίρ
 Olivia said that she would be there in a little while.
in a short while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (soon)σε λίγο καιρό έκφρ
in a short while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (within a brief span of time)σύντομα επίρ
in a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a short time from now)σε λίγο έκφρ
 I'll be back in a while to pick up the rest of my belongings.
little while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (short time)μικρό χρονικό διάστημα ουσ ουδ
 It will only take me a little while to finish this book.
once in a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (occasionally)περιστασιακά επίρ
 I hear from old school friends once in a while.
 Περιστασιακά μαθαίνω νέα από παλιούς μου φίλους από το σχολείο.
quite a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a considerable time)αρκετός καιρός επίθ + ουσ αρσ
 It has been quite a while since I last saw him.
for quite a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for a considerable time)εδώ και αρκετό καιρό φρ ως επίρ
 I haven't seen him for quite a while.
take a while v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (be fairly time-consuming) (μεταφορικά)παίρνω ώρα, παίρνω χρόνο έκφρ
while [sth] away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (time: spend idly)σκοτώνω την ώρα μου έκφρ
 I whiled away a few minutes looking in shop windows.
  Λείπει κάτι σημαντικό; Αναφέρετε τυχόν λάθη ή προτείνετε βελτιώσεις.
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