Usage examples for while

  1. Could she try now, while they were still up? – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. Take a man, while you're about it. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. A year is such a little while to wait that I thought I was almost there. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  4. You must have come in while Mr. Lannon was here. – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  5. She said she wanted to see all she could of it while she had the chance.... – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  6. Will you come while there's time? – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  7. While we had been talking a strange thing had happened. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Will you be so kind as to take my place, and sit with my son the while?" – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  9. The Company pays my expenses and two hundred dollars a month while I'm in Canada. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  10. I must be happy while I can. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  11. Then she was my wife for a little while. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  12. You will think about it while I am gone, will you not? – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  13. And if you do fight, fight it out; and don't give in while you can stand and see. – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  14. It is but for a little while. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  15. While he was alive, I could not sleep. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  16. " Oh, please-" " Stay a while." – Peg Woffington by Charles Reade
  17. So the only thing left for me is to get out of here while I still can. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  18. You must give me a little while to think it over, Saunders. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  19. And I will go away for a while." – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson