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while

1. conjunction at some point during the time that2. conjunction at any point during the time that3. conjunction all the time that, at the same time as4. conjunction whereas, in contrast5. conjunction although, in spite of the fact that6. noun fairly long time
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1 conjunction at some point during the time thatnuair a  c m ufad a  c m ushe rang me while I was out ghlaoigh sí orm nuair a bhí mé amuigh, ghlaoigh sí orm fad a bhí mé amuigh, ghlaoigh sí orm le linn dom bheith amuigh, ghlaoigh sí orm agus mé amuighwhile you're at it, you can make me a cup too ó tá lámh agat ann, déan cupán domsa chomh maithwhile working in England, he got married phós sé fad a bhí sé ag obair i Sasana, phós sé agus é ag obair i Sasanashe worked there while at school bhí sí ag obair ansin nuair a bhí sí ar scoil, bhí sí ag obair ansin le linn di bheith ar scoil 2 conjunction at any point during the time thatfad a  c m ua fhad is achomh fada agus abuy while the special offer is available ceannaigh fad a bhíonn an tairiscint speisialta ar fáil, ceannaigh chomh fada agus a bhíonn an tairiscint speisialta ar fáil
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3 conjunction all the time that, at the same time asnuair a  c m ufad a  c m uagus  c m ua fhad agus ale linn dohe minded the dog while I was away thug sé aire don mhadra nuair a bhí mé as baile, thug sé aire don mhadra a fhad agus a bhí mé as baile, thug sé aire don mhadra le linn dom bheith as baileyou can't be on the phone while driving ní féidir bheith ar an bhfón agus tú ag tiomáint, ní féidir leat bheith ar an bhfón le linn duit bheith ag tiomáintwhile in prison she spent her time reading agus í sa phríosún, chaith sí a cuid ama ag léamhwhile I live, you won't want ní bheidh aon easpa ort fad a mhairfidh mise beo 4 conjunction whereas, in contrastcé go  c m ubíodh is gosiúd is goin ainneoin gothis film did well while his first film didn't rinne an scannán seo go maith cé nach ndearna an chéad cheann, rinne an scannán seo go maith bíodh is nach ndearna an chéad cheann 5 conjunction although, in spite of the fact thatcé go  c m ubíodh go  c m ud'ainneoin  c m uwhile I agree with you, I don't support the campaign cé go n-aontaím leat, ní aontaím leis an bhfeachtas; d'ainneoin go n-aontaím leat, ní aontaím leis an bhfeachtaswhile I'm used to walking, this was much harder cé go bhfuil cleachtadh agam ar shiúl, bhí sé seo i bhfad níos deacra; siúd agus go bhfuil cleachtadh agam ar shiúl, bhí sé seo i bhfad níos deacra 6 noun fairly long timetamall masc1  c m uscaitheamh masc1  c m uit's been quite a while since we met tá sé tamall maith ó bhuaileamar lena chéile, tá píosa maith ann ó bhuaileamar lena chéilewe could be waiting a while d'fhéadfaimis bheith ag fanacht ar feadh scaithimhstay a while fan tamall, fan go fóill beaghe applied for it a while ago chuir sé isteach air tamall ó shinhe'll do it in a while déanfaidh sé é ar ball beag, déanfaidh sé é i gceann tamaillhe was there all the while bhí sé ansin ar feadh an ama, bhí sé ansin i rith an ama
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between whiles

(also

in between whiles

) idir an dá linnidir an dá amsan idirlinnidir amanna

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