During, for - Durant (The 795th Most Common French Word)
In French, the word for During, for is Durant. This word often comes up when talking about time & frequency. It can be used as preposition. It is classified as a A1 word, and is the 795th most commonly used word in French. You can see example sentences for context below, and you can also listen to their pronunciations by clicking on the speaker icon. Download our app to practice this and the other 3000 most common French words with over 60000 example sentences, pronunciations, and various practice types.
He stayed at my place for three weeks.
Il resta chez moi durant trois semaines.
He spoke for one hour.
Il a parlé une heure durant.
It is better to be a coward for five minutes than dead for the rest of your life.
Il vaut mieux être lâche durant cinq minutes que mort durant toute une vie.
A man must learn during his whole life.
Un homme doit apprendre durant toute sa vie.
Grandmother looks after the children during the day.
Ma grand-mère s'occupe des enfants durant la journée.
Meg called you during your absence.
Meg t'a appelé durant ton absence.
The boat sank during the storm.
Le bateau a coulé durant la tempête.
My mother died during my absence.
Ma mère est morte durant mon absence.
The sun shines during the day.
Le Soleil brille durant le jour.
He studied for ten years.
Il a étudié durant dix ans.
It rained during the night.
Il plut durant la nuit.
For centuries Cracow was the capital of Poland.
Durant des siècles, Cracovie fut la capitale de la Pologne.
He was unconscious for three days.
Il resta inconscient durant trois jours.
His company went under during the crisis.
Son entreprise a coulé durant la crise.
The scarecrow in the backyard fell over during the hurricane.
L'épouvantail dans la cour est tombé durant l'ouragan.
She was unconscious for three days.
Elle fut inconsciente durant trois jours.
He fell asleep during class.
Il s'est endormi durant le cours.
Bears hibernate during the winter.
Les ours hibernent durant l'hiver.
During his administration a great many new laws were passed.
Durant son mandat, de nombreuses nouvelles lois ont été promulguées.
Many bees died during the winter.
De nombreuses abeilles moururent durant l’hiver.
Tom couldn't eat solid food for a week.
Tom n'a pas pu manger des aliments solides durant une semaine.
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