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    Default Sentence from a textbook

    Please, fill in the gap:

    I dropped my key ______ I was trying to open the door. (when/while)

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    Default Re: Sentence from a textbook

    Dropping your keys interrupted you or stopped your from opening the door, so while, not when.

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    Here's a great source on when/while: Learning English | BBC World Service
    Last edited by Casiopea; 15-Aug-2007 at 17:20.

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    Default Re: Sentence from a textbook

    Thanks for the link. I suppose both answers are correct because in the textbook when is used.

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