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during

preposition

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in the course of
  • we wrote notes during the boring lecture

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The first known use of during was in the 14th century

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“During.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/during. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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