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    Default Rules for till/until and while/whilst

    Hi there

    Can anyone explain the rules for using

    1. "till" or "until" insentences

    2. "while" or "whilst" in sentences.

    Regards
    Sohala

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    minazajani is offline Newbie
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    Default Re: Rules for till/until and while/whilst

    you can use till and untill interchangebaly in both writing and speech, though as the first word in a sentence until is more common. eg. Untill you get that paper written, don't even think about going to the movies.

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    Smile Re: Rules for till/until and while/whilst

    whilst means the same as while; the former is more formal, though.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: Rules for till/until and while/whilst

    Till but Until

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