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    over/during

    Do these below sound fine? If so, do they have the same meaning?

    I was reading the magazine while I was having dinner.
    I was reading the magazine during dinner.
    I was reading the magazine over dinner.

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    Re: over/during

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    Do these below sound fine? If so, do they have the same meaning?

    I was reading the magazine while I was having dinner.
    I was reading the magazine during dinner.
    I was reading the magazine over dinner.
    Yes, they all mean the same. I hope you were dining alone.

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    Re: over/during

     Bad manners indeed.

    Thanks!

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