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    White and yellow

    Hi guys,

    Please check this sentence "I brought some eggs. I put them inside the refrigerator. So that its white and yellow part would not get mingled.so that when I broke them I could seperate white and yellow part easily".

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    Re: White and yellow

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Hi guys,

    Please check these sentences.
    "I brought some eggs, which I put inside the refrigerator so (that) their white and yellow parts would not get mixed when I break them and I could separate the white and yellow parts easily".
    Now there is only one sentence.

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    Re: White and yellow

    You possibly mean "I bought some eggs".
    Buy - bought
    Bring - brought

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    Re: White and yellow

    They're called the "white" and the "yolk". And putting them in the refrigerator doesn't stop the two mixing together. They are naturally separate inside the egg. Many people accidentally "break the yolk" when they crack the egg but until then, the two are separate. It doesn't matter how you store them. It matters how you handle them when you're breaking/cracking them ready to prepare/eat them
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: White and yellow

    Why did you use "I break" instead of "I broke"?

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    Re: White and yellow

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Why did you use "I break" instead of "I broke"?
    "When I break them" is talking about a future or a habitual action.

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    Re: White and yellow

    If we used "So that" before "I break", then what? As far as I know if we are depicting a past incident we have to use past in every condition like "would" for "will". Could you please give me one more example to clarify.

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    Re: White and yellow

    I had placed them in the refrigerator so that when I broke them, they would separate easily.

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    OK so if we use "so that" we have to use "Broke" and that doesn't change the meaning. And what about an example?

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    Re: White and yellow

    No. Incorrect. You wanted an example speaking of the past, so I used "had placed them" in the fridge and "when I broke" them to indicate that the breaking was in the past and the placing in the fridge was before the breaking.

    I could just as easily said "I place them in the fridge so that when I break them they will separate easily."

    In that case I am speaking of habitual action (place them) and the future (when I break them).

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