Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: In /for a while

  1. #1
    Nellyd Guest

    Post In /for a while

    Hiya,

    what is the difference between 'in a while' and 'for a while' and which is more correct to use?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Philippines
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    42,533
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: In /for a while

    I will do it in a while (= soon)
    I did it for a while (= for a short time)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Hotchalk