for a while

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Adv.1.for a while - for a short timefor a while - for a short time; "sit down and stay awhile"; "they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West"; "the baby was quiet for a while"
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That's the best thing about playing with the guys who have been here for a while like the (Garret) Andersons, the (Darin) Erstads and the (Adam) Kennedys.
I was out of the game here for a while,'' said Gross, who earned his first major-league victory since July 1 of last year when Texas beat the Angels.