Dec 20, 2016

UNIT 118 • For, during and while

39 cards
, 77 answers
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  • Complete the sentences with ‘for’ or ‘during’.
    • It rained  . . . 
      for
      three days without stopping.
      • for
      • during

    • I fell asleep  . . . 
      during
      the film.
      • for
      • during

    • I went to the theatre last night. I met Lucy  . . . 
      during
      the interval.
      • for
      • during

    • Martin hasn’t lived in Britain all his life. He lived in Brazil  . . . 
      for
      four years.
      • for
      • during

    • Production at the factory was seriously affected  . . . 
      during
      the strike.
      • for
      • during

    • I felt really ill last week. I could hardly eat anything  . . . 
      for
      I three days.
      • for
      • during

    • I waited for you  . . . 
      for
      half an hour and decided that you weren’t coming.
      • for
      • during

    • Sue was very angry with me. She didn’t speak to me  . . . 
      for
      a week.
      • for
      • during

    • We usually go out at weekends, but we don’t often go out  . . . 
      during
      the week.
      • for
      • during

    • Jack started a new job a few weeks ago. Before that he was out of work  . . . 
      for
      six months.
      • for
      • during

    • I need a change. I think I’ll go away  . . . 
      for
      a few days.
      • for
      • during

    • The President gave a long speech. She spoke  . . . 
      for
      two hours.
      • for
      • during

    • We were hungry when we arrived. We hadn’t had anything to eat  . . . 
      during
      the journey.
      • for
      • during

    • We were hungry when we arrived. We hadn’t had anything to eat  . . . 
      for
      eight hours.
      • for
      • during

  • Complete the sentences with ‘during’ or ‘while’.
    • We met a lot of people  . . . 
      while
      we were on holiday.
      • while
      • during

    • We met a lot of people  . . . 
      during
      our holiday.
      • while
      • during

    • I met Mike  . . . 
      while
      I was shopping.
      • while
      • during

    •  . . . 
      While
      we were in Paris, we stayed at a very comfortable hotel.
      • While

    •  . . . 
      During
      our stay in Paris, we visited a lot of museums and galleries.
      • While
      • During

    • The phone rang three times  . . . 
      while
      we were having dinner.
      • while
      • during

    • The phone rang three times  . . . 
      during
      the night.
      • while
      • during

    • I had been away for many years.  . . . 
      During
      that time, many things had changed.
      • While
      • During

    • What did they say about me  . . . 
      while
      I was out of the room?
      • while
      • during

    • Jack read a lot of books and magazines  . . . 
      while
      he was ill.
      • while
      • during

    • I went out for dinner last night. Unfortunately, I began to feel ill  . . . 
      during
      the meal and had to go home.
      • while
      • during

    • Please don’t interrupt me  . . . 
      while
      I’m speaking.
      • while
      • during

    • There were many interruptions  . . . 
      during
      the President’s speech.
      • while
      • during

    • Can you lay the table  . . . 
      while
      I get the dinner ready?
      • while
      • during

    • We were hungry when we arrived. We hadn’t had anything to eat  . . . 
      while
      we were travelling.
      • while
      • during

  • Complete the sentences with ‘during’ or ‘while’.
    • I fell asleep  . . . 
      while
      I was watching television.
      • while
      • during

    • I fell asleep  . . . 
      during
      the film.
      • while
      • during

    • I hurt my arm  . . . 
      while
      I was doing the housework.
      • while
      • during

    • Can you wait here  . . . 
      while
      I make a quick phone call?
      • while
      • during

    • Most of the students looked bored  . . . 
      during
      the lesson.
      • while
      • during

    • I was asked a lot of questions  . . . 
      during
      the interview.
      • while
      • during

    • Don’t open the car door  . . . 
      while
      the car is moving.
      • while
      • during

    • The lights suddenly went out  . . . 
      during
      the meal.
      • while
      • during

    • It started to rain  . . . 
      during
      the game.
      • while
      • during

    • It started to rain  . . . 
      while
      we were playing football
      • while
      • during

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