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    Default Awhile v. a while

    Which is correct?

    I haven't talked to you in a while.

    -or-

    I haven't talked to you in awhile.

    When do you use awhile?

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    Default Re: Awhile v. a while

    We don't use 'awhile' after a preposition: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=awhile

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    Default Re: Awhile v. a while

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    Which is correct?

    I haven't talked to you in a while.

    -or-

    I haven't talked to you in awhile.

    When do you use awhile?
    In addition,

    Examples:
    I thought awhile before I answered.
    I thought for a while before I answered

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