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Thread: Whilst,amongst


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    Whilst,amongst

    Can you tell me please,when do you use WHILST? "guarded him while/whilst he slept" ? When do you use AMONG and when do you use AMONGST ?


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    Re: Whilst,amongst

    Whilst means the same as while.
    Whilst is a formal or literary use.
    Amongst means the same as among.
    Amongst (literary)

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