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    Default conjunctions

    Hi,
    Could you please tell me if all these conjunctions are possible in the case?
    While/As/When you were playing golf, I went to the cinema.
    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mylevt View Post
    Hi,
    Could you please tell me if all these conjunctions are possible in the case?
    While/As/When you were playing golf, I went to the cinema.
    Thank you.
    They are all possible conjunctions.

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    Default Re: conjunctions

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    They are all possible conjunctions.
    But in that sentence, I don't think that "As" is a good choice to mean when/while. There "As" suggests the meaning of 'because'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    But in that sentence, I don't think that "As" is a good choice to mean when/while. There "As" suggests the meaning of 'because'.
    I was thinking the same thing, but then I failed to come up with a logical explanation as to why.

    def. 7.
    http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=as&r=66

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