Sources: Adso Chinese-English Dictionary; CC-CEDICT
He stood there for a while.
I can't leave home, even if only for a while.
He rested for a while.
Stay for a while.
I've been here for a while.
Can I ride this horse for a while?
I'm going out for a while.
We've got to wait for them to finish playing - there's still a while to go!
After a while, the man came into the room.
I'd send my kid out on his own for a while if I were you. A few hard knocks at this point might do him some good.