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    Sentence structure

    Hello forum

    I found this on the internet:

    We can meet you when you arrive at the airport, and take you back when you leave.

    Do you agree on the structue? It's from the internet page of a language school in England.

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Sentence structure

    Quote Originally Posted by virus99 View Post
    Hello forum

    I found this on the internet:

    We can meet you when you arrive at the airport, and take you back when you leave.

    Do you agree on the structue? It's from the internet page of a language school in England.

    Thanks a lot.
    I can't see any problem with it.

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    Re: Sentence structure

    It's fine. What did you think it should say?

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    Re: Sentence structure

    I thought that the time should be at the beginning or the end (even of a half-sentence?). It just doesn't sound good for me.

    We can meet you at the airport when you arrive, and take you back when you leave.

    When you arrive we can meet you at the airport, and take you back when you leave.


    I would have expected it that way.

    I will tell you the story tomorrow. Subject, verb, indirect object, direct object, time. ---> out of a grammar book.
    We can meet you at the airport when you arrive. Subject, aux. verb, verb, ind. object, direct object, time?

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    #5

    Re: Sentence structure

    Both are OK- same place and same time.

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