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for - during - while


Complete the following sentences with 'for', during' or  'while'.
 

 
     1.        I have been waiting for the bus _______________ 20 minutes.
 
 
     2.        Tom played golf ______________ Julie went shopping with her friends.
 
 
     3.        The family lived in Japan  _______________ three years.
 
     4.        Larry called his mother _______________ Caroline was watching television.
 
 
     5.        My mother came to stay with us ______________ the summer ___________ 10 days.
 
 
     6.        Yesterday we played tennis _______________ 2 hours.
 
 
     7.        _______________  the holidays we relax, go sightseeing and visit friends.
 
 
     8.        In Europe, meals are different. People stay at the table ______________ a long time.
 

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Answers

  1)  for    2)  while    3)  for   4) while    5) during/for    6) for    7) during    8) for  
 

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