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    vasea1977 is offline Junior Member
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    Default While/as

    Hi everyone,
    Could you please help me with the following?

    The question is whether I can use "while" in these examples and do they sound natural and grammatically correct?

    1. "He was smoking as he was walking along the street." (2 actions happening simultaneously)

    2. "As he was walking along the street, he smoked." (2 actions happening simultaneously and one acts as a back ground for another action as it started to happen earlier)

    3. "He smoked as he walked along the street." (2 actions happening simultaneously)


    4. "He was smoking WHILE he was walking along the street." (2 actions happening simultaneously)

    5. "WHILE he was walking along the street, he smoked." (2 actions happening simultaneously and one acts as a back ground for another action as it started to happen earlier)

    6. "He smoked WHILE he walked along the street." (2 actions happening simultaneously)


    Thank you.

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    Rover_KE is online now Moderator
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    Default Re: While/as

    They are all grammatically correct and sound natural to me.

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