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WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2018:

主要翻译
英语中文
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (during the time that)当...的时候,在…期间
 She wrote an email while watching TV.
 她在看电视时写了封电子信件。

while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as long as)既然
jì rán
 While you are reading the newspaper, I suppose I'll read my book.
 既然你在看报,那我就看自己的书好了。

while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (so long as)只要
zhǐ yào
 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)虽然,尽管
 While I'm glad he's come to stay with us, I do wish he wouldn't use all the milk!
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (at the same time)与此同时,当…的时候
 While the rule changes will benefit spectators somewhat, referees will be really overjoyed.
while conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (but)然而,但是
 Even though we do the same job, he makes $50,000 per year while I only make $40,000.
while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time interval)一会儿,一段时间
 A while passed before she finally came.
 过了一会儿,她终于来了。

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WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2018:

复合形式:
英语中文
a long while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (considerable period of time)长时间,长久,很久
 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)不久前
bù jiǔ qián
  前不久
qián bù jiǔ
  前段时间
  (口语)前些日子
 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)一会儿以后,过了一会儿
 At first he felt no pain. After a while, his arm began to ache.
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)同时
tóng shí
 He said he was working hard at the university but all the while he was going to the race track.
every once in a while exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (occasionally)每隔一段时间,偶尔,有时
 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)一会儿,不久
 I'll stay for a little while.
for a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for some time)一会,一阵子,一段时间,一时
 I'm going down to the pub for a while.
in a little while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (soon)很快,这就…
 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)不一会,很快
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)短时间内
duǎn shí jiān nèi
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)一会,不久
 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) (非正式用语)一会儿,不一会儿
 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)偶尔,时而,有时
 I hear from old school friends once in a while.
quite a while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a considerable time)相当久,很长时间
 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)有相当久了,有很长时间了
 I haven't seen him for quite a while.
while away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (time: spend idly)消磨…
xiāo mó
 I whiled away a few minutes looking in shop windows.
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Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:

while [waIl]
I n [s] 一会(會)儿(兒) yīhuìr
  • a book that I read a little while ago
    我不久前刚(剛)看的一本书(書) wǒ bùjiǔ qián gāng kàn de yī běn shū
II conj
1 (=at the same time as) 当(當)…的时(時)候 dāng…de shíhou
  • While I was in London she was in Paris.
    当(當)我在伦(倫)敦的时(時)候,她在巴黎。 Dāng wǒ zài Lúndūn de shíhou,tā zài Bālí.
2 (=during the time that) 在…时(時) zài…shí
  • Someone opened the door while he was making his speech.
    在他演讲(講)时(時)有人打开(開)了门(門)。 Zài tā yǎnjiǎng shí yǒu rén dǎkāile mén.
3 (=although) 虽(雖)然 suīrán
  • While I'm very fond of him, I don't actually want to marry him.
    虽(雖)然我很喜欢(歡)他,但我真的不想嫁给(給)他。 Suīrán wǒ hěn xǐhuan tā, dàn wǒ zhēnde bùxiǎng jiàgěi tā.
4 (=but) 而 ér
  • The first two services are free, while the third costs £35.
    头(頭)两(兩)次服务(務)是免费(費)的,而第3次要花费(費)35镑(鎊)。 Tóu liǎng cì fúwù shì miǎnfèi de,ér dì sān cì yào huāfèi sānshíwǔ bàng.

  • for a while
    有一会(會)儿(兒) yǒu yīhuìr
  • in a while
    过(過)一会(會)儿(兒) guò yīhuìr
  • all the while
    一直 yīzhí
while away vt 消磨 xiāomó
  • They whiled away the hours telling stories.
    他们(們)以讲(講)故事消磨时(時)间(間)。 Tāmen yǐ jiǎng gùshi xiāomó shíjiān.
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