Uses and Differences – ‘For’, ‘During’, ‘While’
Usage; We use for + a period of time to say how long something goes on.
- We watched television for two hours last night.
- Louis is going away for a week in March.
Usage; We use during + noun to say when something happens.
- I feel asleep during the film.
- We met some really nice people during our holiday.
Usage; We use while + subject + verb.
- I fell asleep while I was watching TV.
- We saw Laura while we were waiting for the bus.