awhile

英 [ə'waɪl] 美 [ə'waɪl]
  • adv. 一会儿;片刻
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awhile (adv.)
Old English ane hwile "(for) a while" (see while (n.)); usually written as one word since 13c.
1. He worked awhile as a pharmacist in Cincinnati.
他有一段时间在辛辛那提当药剂师。

来自柯林斯例句

2. After dinner sit awhile, after supper walk a mile.
正餐以后,休息片刻;晚餐以后, 步行一里.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. The bus is not due yet awhile.
公共汽车还要一会儿才会来.

来自《现代英汉综合大词典》

4. He fought with the urge to smoke one of the cigars he'd given up awhile ago.
他努力克制自己的烟瘾,不去抽一支戒掉没多久的雪茄。

来自柯林斯例句

5. Authorities had been looking for him for awhile and he finally turned himself in late last night.
一段时间来当局一直在搜寻他,直至昨天深夜他最终向警方自首。

来自柯林斯例句

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