"A While" Is Always Okay!

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There is no need to be a quandary over awhile versus a while. It can always be two words. It has to be two words after a preposition and in "a while ago" and "a while back." ...there for a while... ...called in a while... ...saw him a while ago... ...remember it from a while back... English has something called an "adverbial objective." It is a noun that can be used as an adverb. A while is a noun and can be used to answer the question "how long," which is an adverb. It is two words as a noun. ...spent a while with him... ...together a while there... Dilemma solved! Take awhile out of your dictionary. It is always correct as two words. Happy punctuating! Margie

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