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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Are these sentences correct:
    1-His attitude while coming into the room was one of defiance, but his attitude while leaving the room will be one of submission.
    2-His attitude while he was coming into the room was one of defiance, but his attitude while he will be leaving the room will be one of submission.

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    I'd use 'when' rather than 'while' or 'on'. :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Are these sentences correct:
    1-His attitude while coming into the room was one of defiance, but his attitude while leaving the room will be one of submission.
    2-His attitude while he was coming into the room was one of defiance, but his attitude while he will be leaving the room will be one of submission.
    I agree with TDOL. For the second sentence I would make it when he leaves the room.

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