Definition of 'during'

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Example sentences containing 'during'

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He was not helped by two expensive divorces and his habit during the good times of picking up the tab in restaurants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The appliance enables end users to access cloud-based solutions during periods of internet downtime. Computing (2010)Inflation increased by 39 per cent during the same period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you need to exit during that time, you could face hefty early repayment charges. The Sun (2017)During the test period she lost 4lb. The Sun (2016)During that time all the big names in electro-pop have featured in the column. The Sun (2016)During the same period its management was heavily criticised for high salaries, bonuses and expensive perks. Computing (2010)A demand was sent to your address but you moved during this period. The Sun (2016)I would like to thank my friends and family who have stood by me during this difficult period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not your behaviour during good times but during bad times that counts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Half of all students do paid work during term time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was during this time that he resolved to pack in this teaching nonsense and be an artist. Times, Sunday Times (2010)During that time her health has declined due to muscular and skeletal problems resulting from her own thalidomide disabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Offers to drive came from many quarters during a period when there was no shortage of wealthy sports car owners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)During that time he raised his $40 million. Times, Sunday Times (2011)During the fasting period at night, the body takes care of itself. Lutzner, Dr Helmut Successful Fasting -the easy way to cleanse your body of its poisons (1990)All this during a period when inflation has been running at 3 per cent per annum. Times, Sunday Times (2010)During her time on The Apprentice she came across as divisive and argumentative. The Sun (2014)The budget for the Home Office has been frozen and will rise only by inflation during that period. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's probably just as well that she waited, because there are times during her strangely shaped career when she might have ruined it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Searching through dusty boxes, I found a framed photograph that a friend gave me during a difficult period in my life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)During this time, I have been careful to use the normal ways of listening to people and getting feedback about my preaching. Christianity Today (2000)

Synonyms of 'during'

throughout, through, in the course of, throughout the time of

Trends of 'during'

Extremely Common. during is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'during'

British English: during /ˈdjʊərɪŋ/ PREPOSITION
If something happens during a period of time, it happens between the beginning and the end of that period.
Storms are common during the winter.
  • American English: during
  • Arabic: أَثْناءَ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: durante
  • Chinese: 在...期间
  • Croatian: tijekom
  • Czech: během
  • Danish: i løbet af / om
  • Dutch: tijdens
  • European Spanish: durante
  • Finnish: aikana
  • French: pendant
  • German: während
  • Greek: κατά τη διάρκεια
  • Italian: durante
  • Japanese: ・・・の間中ずっと
  • Korean: ...동안
  • Norwegian: i løpet av
  • Polish: podczas
  • European Portuguese: durante
  • Romanian: în timpul
  • Russian: в течение
  • Spanish: durante
  • Swedish: under
  • Thai: ในระหว่าง
  • Turkish: süresince
  • Ukrainian: протягом
  • Vietnamese: trong suốt

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