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During

We use during + noun to say when something happens. We don’t write a period of time with it.

A close up view of a bull during a chase.

During my holiday I met a nice bull.

• He fell asleep during three hours. WRONG
• He fell asleep during the presentation. CORRECT
• During the winter we get a lot of snow. CORRECT

Remember: No time period with during.

 

  • Remember: No time period with during.

    During take off I get frightened.

     A plane is preparing to take off. Behind it is the wreckage of another plane that has been burnt.

  • Remember: No time period with during.

    During a visit to a church many funny things can happen.