I read it while you were drying your hair.
While I was in Italy, I went to see Alessandro.
I thought I heard him come in while we were having dinner.
"I'm going to the post office." "While you're there, can you get me some stamps?"
My mother gave it to me yesterday evening while I was playing [a] comp[u]ter game. (Key English Test; A2; Chinese)
He gets fifty thousand pounds a year while I get only twenty!
Tom is very confident while Katy is shy and quiet.
In Italy, weddings [are] very traditional! The girls [wear] a long, white dress, while the boys, normally, [wear] dark [clothes]. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Italian)
While I accept that he's not perfect in many respects, I do actually quite like the man.
While I fully understand your point of view, I do also have some sympathy with Michael's.
While it is true that everyone should have a computer at home because it is useful, on the other hand hardly anybody [can] afford [one]. (First Certificate in English; B2; Italian)
I only stayed for a short while.
You were there a while, weren't you?
"When did that happen?" "Oh, it was a while ago".
After a while, Roberto came back inside.
I haven't seen him for a while.
I'll be fine in a while.
After a while, a girl invited me to play darts with her and her friends. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Italian)
I hadn’t seen Rebecca in quite a while.
It took quite a while to clean out the garage.
But although I have what you could call "simple" tastes, it takes me quite a while to decide what to buy. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)
We do go to the beach once in a while.
She did not say very much except for "oh" and "yes, yes" every once in a while. (First Certificate in English; B2; Dutch)
It's worth your while taking out travel insurance before you travel.
It isn't worth my while going all that way just for one day.
It would be worth your while to visit the country's capital Havana, and don't forget to go into the Folklore Museum and Library, the War Museum and the Archeological [Museum]. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)