while

suomi-englanti sanakirja

while englannista suomeksi

  1. hetki

  1. Substantiivi

  2. aika

  3. sillä välin / sillä välin kun, sillä aikaa / sillä aikaa kun, samaan aikaan / samaan aikaan kun, aikana preceded by word in genitive; use second infinitive in inessive

  4. vaikka, vaikkakin, at the beginning of a clause, contrasting kun taas

  5. niin kauan kuin, sillä välin / sillä välin kun, sillä aikaa / sillä aikaa kun

  6. Verbi

while englanniksi

  1. An uncertain duration of time, a period of time.

  2. (ux)

    ''It’s a long while since anyone lived there, so it’s a ruin now.''

  3. (quote-book)|title=and Memories|passage=Do the good that's nearest Though it's dull at whiles.

  4. During the same time that.

  5. (quote-book)|chapter=12

  6. 1948, McWilliams (journalist)|Carey McWilliams, ''North from Mexico / The Spanish-Speaking People of The United States'', J. B. Lippincott Company, page 25,

  7. While De Anza was exploring the Bay of San Francisco, seeking a site for the presidio, the American colonists on the eastern seaboard, three thousand miles away, were celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  8. (quote-journal)| title=Fantasy of navigation| passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.

  9. Although.

  10. 2013 September 28, (w), "London Is Special, but Not That Special," ''New York Times'' (retrieved 28 September 2013):

  11. While Britain’s recession has been deep and unforgiving, in London it has been relatively shallow.
  12. Until.

  13. long as|As long as.

  14. (RQ:Watts Logic)

  15. Use your memory; you will sensibly experience a gradual improvement, while you take care not to load it to excess.
  16. (non-gloss)

  17. (quote-web)

  18. (RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)

  19. I may be conveyed into your chamber; I'll lie under your bed while midnight.
  20. to while away the time / hours; to pass (time) idly

  21. (syn)

  22. (RQ:Longfellow Tales of a Wayside Inn)

  23. To loiter.

  24. (rfquotek)

  25. To occupy or entertain (someone) in order to let time pass.

  26. (quote-book)