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    Hi,
    I Would Like To Know If I Can Use When And While Instead Of As When Two Actions Happen At The Same Time.
    And Changing The Subject, If There Is Another Way Of Using The Imperative, I Have To Give Instructions To Sbdy But Can Not Use The Imperative, (ex: Procceed The Norms) Can You Help?

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    Default Re: as/when/while-imperative

    1 Yes
    2 To avoid using the imperative, try using 'you should...' or passive structures (x has to be done).

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    Default Re: as/when/while-imperative

    HI-THANKS AGAIN.
    IF I SAY: "IF IT IS JUDGED NECESSARY, TO PROCEED THE FORMALIZATION OF THE PROCEDURE." (i'VE WRITTEN THIS, BUT I DONT KNOW IF IT IS CORRECT)
    I'D LIKE TO KNOW IF IT IS SIMILAR TO:
    (WHAT FOLLOWS IS WHAT I MEAN, BUT CANNOT WRITE THIS WAY)
    "IF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE THINK IT IS NECESSARY, PROCEED THE FORMALIZATION OF THE PROCEDURE" COULD YOU HELP, PLEASE

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    Default Re: as/when/while-imperative

    How about this?
    Proceed with the formalisation of the procedure if deemed necessary.

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