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During

During is a preposition. It means ‘throughout’ or ‘for as long as something lasts’. For example, during the afternoon means ‘throughout the afternoon’ or ‘at some time in the afternoon’. The sun shone during the whole match. The...

During vs. In vs. For

During means from the beginning to the end of a particular period of time. It rained during the night. There was not even a whisper during the whole service. During can also be used...

Between vs. During

The words between and during are often confused. During is used to say when something happens. We were in Switzerland during last summer. I was unwell during the whole of last week. He got...