for the duration


: until the end of something
He was living in England when the war began and remained there for the duration.
often + of
The camera remained on the President for the duration of his speech.

Examples of for the duration in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lucic's bail conditions include a no-abuse order, per NBC, and Lucic is required to refrain from drinking alcohol for the duration of his case. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 These limits, however, do not necessarily account for the duration that a mobile device is kept in a specific position. Kaitlin Vogel, Health, 17 Nov. 2023 Under any shutdown critical government services would continue to operate and government employees would see their pay delayed for the duration of a shutdown. Simon Moore, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 As was the case last year, the couple kept pace with one another for the duration of the race. Vulture, 5 Nov. 2023 Executive functioning is being refined and polished in the brain for the duration of child and adolescent development, so being unorganized, forgetful, and distracted can be age-appropriate. Emily Edlynn, Parents, 7 Nov. 2023 Danny, however, is exiled to the North Korean module for the duration as punishment for causing the disaster that caused all this. Rachel Simon, Vulture, 6 Nov. 2023 Lockett said the public must know that the projects from now on are public projects that will be funded and supported by the city for the duration of their existence. Eplunus Colvin, Arkansas Online, 1 Nov. 2023 This signal is used by Fat-Spacer to pause the CPUs for the duration of the conflict. IEEE Spectrum, 30 Oct. 2023 See More

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“For the duration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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