while or during
When do we use while and during?
|while||Actions are/were happening at the same time (the actions do not influence each other). The word while starts a subordinate clause.||I was listening to the radio while I was cleaning the kitchen.|
|during||Something happens from the beginning to the end of a period or at some time between it. The word during is a preposition. It is followed by a noun.||I went shopping during my lunchbreak.|