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    Help with 'While & During".

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    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Help with 'While & During".
    He fell asleep during the film.
    He fell asleep while he was watching TV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    He fell asleep during the film.
    He fell asleep while he was watching TV.
    Are both conjunctions or prepositions?

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    Default Re: While & During

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    He fell asleep during the film.
    He fell asleep while he was watching TV.
    Disclaimer: I am not a teacher.
    During (the film) followed by a noun > preposition
    While (he was watching TV) followed by a clause > conjunction

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    Quote Originally Posted by albertino View Post
    Disclaimer: I am not a teacher.
    During (the film) followed by a noun > preposition
    While (he was watching TV) followed by a clause > conjunction
    Nice answer!

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