English Grammar – Prepositions – During

What are Prepositions 


Prepositions are those words, which show the relationship of Nouns (or Pronouns) with the other words in the sentence. Prepositions are used before Nouns (or Pronouns) in the sentence.


During

‘During’ is used to refer to the length of time when something happens. It refers to the length of time but it does not tell the exact length in quantities.

Examples:

I lost my purse during the party last night.
The temperature ranges from 35-48 degrees during summers.
The rain came 3 times during the night.
He was sleeping during the class.
I prepared for the exams during my vacations. 
He was sitting quite during the meeting.
I was sitting quite during the conversation.

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