for a while

for a while
1. на время

while asleep — в состоянии сна

once in a while — время от времени

taking a while — требующий времени

after a while — через некоторое время

for a short while — в течение короткого времени

2. на некоторое время

great while — долгое время

a great while — долгое время

for a long while — в течение длительного времени

after a little while — вскоре, через некоторое время

Синонимический ряд:
for some time (adj.) for a few days; for a few hours; for a long time; for a short time; for an indefinite period; for days; for some time; for the next few weeks; for weeks

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

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