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    Default when x while

    The accident happened when/while I was going to work.
    Are both conjunctions possible in this sentence? Is there any difference in meaning?

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    Default Re: when x while

    Put when/while in the Google Custom Search box at the top of the page to find links to many previous discussions of this topic.

    Note that a better title would have been when/while or when v while, as 'v' means 'versus' and 'x' has no meaning in this context.

    Rover

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