for a bit

for a bit
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (for a relatively short while)
a. un rato
You have to run the water for a bit for it to get hot.Tienes que dejar correr el agua un rato para que se caliente.
b. un ratito
We were at that bar for a bit, but we decided to go somewhere else.Estuvimos un rato en ese bar, pero decidimos ir a otro lugar.
c. un ratico
I'm going to be at work for a bit longer. I'll call you when I get out.Voy estar en el trabajo un ratico más. Te llamo cuando salga.
2. (for brief period)
a. un tiempo
I lived in New York for a bit, but then I moved back to the country.Viví un tiempo en Nueva York, pero después volví a vivir al campo.
b. una temporada
Jane worked as an accountant for a bit, but she got bored of it.Jane trabajó una temporada como contadora, pero se aburrió.
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