awhile - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate awhile

awhile is hyphenated as a-while

How to pronounce awhile

awhile is pronounced ə´hwäɪl

Number of syllables in awhile

The number of syllables in awhile is 2

What part of speech in awhile?

awhile is an adverb

How common in the word awhile?

awhile is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does awhile convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'awhile'

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Common collocations before 'awhile'

after, here, let, rest, sat, sit, stay, stood, take, talk, think, thought, wait, watch, will

Common collocations of 'awhile'

after, back, going, gone, gonna, head, here, just, know, let, look, men, might, off, over, rest, sat, sit, stay, stood, take, talk, think, thought, took, wait, walk, want, watch, will

Words with similar spelling to awhile


Common Verb Collocations of awhile

be, begin, can, chat, come, consider, get, go, have, hold, keep, lie, listen, look, lose, muse, must, pause, remain, rest, say, see, sit, stand, stay, take, talk, think, wait, will

Common Adjective Collocations of awhile

able, ample, awake, be, busy, content, dead, easy, first, immense, in, last, like, little, long, low, many, mine, old, once, other, own, pensive, perfect, poor, quiet, rest, silent, unwilling, unyoke

Common Adverb Collocations of awhile

again, ago, alone, anyway, as, away, back, down, even, eventually, finally, here, how, however, just, long, not, now, once, only, quite, round, so, soon, still, then, there, though, when, yet

Common Conjunction Collocations of awhile

and, but, either, or, suspend, Nor