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Saturday, 16 April 2011

Stuart’s Daily Word Spot: A while or Awhile

Tanga Low Rise Bikini #3 ; Waikiki Beach (Hono...Image via Wikipedia
A while: noun phrase – ‘The bathing beauties in their bikinis had to wait for a while until they heard the results of the contest from the judges.’

Awhile: adverb – ‘After the celebrations, the politicians who’d lost the election remained awhile, hoping the press pack would have dispersed before they emerged.’

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