Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

terwijl in English:

1. while


Don't eat while reading.
Some continue to work part time, while others do volunteer work.
In the past, the boys were taught to fend for themselves while still very young.
During the past several years, many Japanese have been either killed or injured while traveling overseas.
Do you know anyone who hums while they work?
While they were away on holiday, their neighbours looked after the dog.
By the way, did you have any spare time to go sightseeing while you were there?
I am wondering if you would like to go and see Kabuki with me while staying in Japan.
Tom's father comes home once in a while, but he never sticks around for long.
The nation's trade balance improved last year as exports were strong, while imports remained steady.
They found out truth while examining a pile of relevant documents.
Tom should definitely visit an art museum or two while he's in France.
Last night Mizuki, very drunk, fell into the water while walking along the lakeside.
Father kept in touch with us by mail and telephone while he was overseas.
The area was cordoned off while fire fighters tried to keep the blaze under control.

English word "terwijl"(while) occurs in sets:

De populairste Engelse woorden 251 - 300

2. as


I thought as much.
When he returned, he brought a baseball cap and gave it as a present to his friend.
As Tom and Mary spent time together, they began to get to know each other better.
As a new father, I gave my first child plenty of books.
Subway fares will be raised by nearly ten percent as of April 1, 2001.
I'd describe him as a middle-aged man in a yellow jacket, orange tie and a pink shirt.
We bought our new neighbors a clock as a housewarming gift.
James Bond was always depicted as a high roller in his movies.
This will go down in history as the greatest event that has ever taken place.
This is an example of the survival of the fittest, as it is called.
As a rule, I go to school before eight o'clock.
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.
The nation's trade balance improved last year as exports were strong, while imports remained steady.
A study reports that 53,000 Americans die each year as a result of secondhand smoke.
What is shown on television is, as it were, a reflection of what society is like.