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    mlapolla is offline Newbie
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    Smile For While x awhile

    Could anybody clarify it to me? what´s the difference between "for while and awhile"?

    It would be kindly appreciated if someone could help me.

    tnx

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    oregeezer is offline Member
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    Re: For While x awhile

    Hard to tell without the full sentence.
    "awhile" = a short time
    "for while" would be used to introduce a comparison;
    ' for while I understand English, I am not a grammarian."

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