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    #1

    when/as soon as

    I wonder if there is a subtle difference in the meaning between "1" and "2".
    1. When you get there, give me a call.
    2. As soon as you get there, give me a call.

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    #2

    Re: when/as soon as

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I wonder if there is a subtle difference in the meaning between "1" and "2".
    1. When you get there, give me a call.
    2. As soon as you get there, give me a call.
    The second one wants you to to call immediately after you get there. Don't delay even a few minutes.

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