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Grammar Exercise

FOR - DURING - WHILE

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Complete the sentences below with 'for', 'during' or 'while'.
(The answers are at the end of the page.)

1.I have been waiting for the bus __________ 20 minutes.
2.Tom played golf ___________ Julie went shopping.
3.The family lived in Japan _____________ three years.
4.Larry called his mother ____________ Eva was watching television.
5.Emily came to stay with us ___________ the summer ____ 10 days.
6.Yesterday we played tennis ____________ 2 hours.
7. ____________ the holidays we relax, go sightseeing and visit friends.
8.In Europe people tend to stay at the table __________ a long time.
9.Alex phoned ____________ you were out.
10.We're staying in New York ______ 2 days ____________ our trip.


 Answers :
  1) for   2) while   3) for   4) while   5) during/for  
6) for   7) during   8) for   9) while   10) for/during  


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