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    #1

    AS, when, and while : the difference

    Hi everyone there,
    What is the difference between "as, when, and while." Please provide some examples.
    Regards.
    Mehdi.

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    Re: AS, when, and while : the difference

    As- is similar to when, but more exact- It happened as I arrived = at the moment when I arrived.
    While- is used to show the duration of something, often with progressive forms, so it is the longest in terms of time.

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