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    Usage of "Scarcely...when" and "No sooner did....than".

    Are the following sentences same according to English grammatical rules and meaning?

    1. I scarcely reached the airport when the aeroplane took off.
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    2. No sooner did I reach the airport than the aeroplane took off.

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    Re: Usage of "Scarcely...when" and "No sooner did....than".

    There is no significant difference in meaning.

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