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Voornaamste vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (during the time that)terwijl vw
 She wrote an email while watching TV.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as long as)terwijl vw
 We should make hay while the sun shines!
while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time interval)tijd nw de
 A while passed before she finally came.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (so long as)zolang vw
 While there is adequate food and water, the people will accept any authority or army.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (although)hoewel, ook al vw
 While he ate rice for lunch, he was still willing to eat rice for dinner.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (at the same time)terwijl vw
 While his hair was dirty, his shirt and trousers were in need of cleaning too.
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tijdje nw het (korte tijdspanne)while n
terwijl vw (gedurende)while conj
  (UK)whilst conj
bij vz (tijdens)while, during adv
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Samengestelde woorden:
NederlandsEngels
dan kan je lang wachten uitdr. (dat zal nooit gebeuren)That's going to take a while! expr
een poosje terug lidw+nw+bw (niet lang geleden)a while back adv
een tijdje geleden lidw+nw+bn (een poosje terug)a while ago adv
even bw (kort moment)just adv
  a while adv
eventjes bw (kort moment)a while adv
  momentarily adv
na een poosje vz+lidw+nw het (na verloop van tijd)after a while adv
na een tijdje vz+lidw+nw het (na verloop van tijd)after a while adv
  after some time adv
pas nog bw (zeer kort geleden)a little while ago adv
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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2018:

Samengestelde woorden:
EngelsNederlands
after a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (some time later)na een tijdje, na een poosje bw
 At first he felt no pain. After a while, his arm began to ache.
in a little while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (soon)spoedig, binnenkort bw
  (Belg.)seffens bw
 Olivia said that she would be there in a little while.
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