- 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.
- 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.
- 3. The bus is not due yet awhile.
- 4. He fought with the urge to smoke one of the cigars he'd given up awhile ago.
- 5. Authorities had been looking for him for awhile and he finally turned himself in late last night.
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