N 동안, V+는 동안 ~ during, while

This expresses the time starting when a certain action begins and lasts until it ends.

Examples
아이들이 자는 동안 산타가 선물을 주고 가요.
While the children slept Santa came to give presents.

어제 2시간 동안 청소했어요.
I cleaned for 2 hours yesterday.

남자친구가 컴퓨터 게임을 하는 동안 나는 숙제를 했어요.
While my boyfriend played computer games I did my homework.

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