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    When we are sad or when we are feeling happy, for example.

    Hi,

    Are following equivalent?

    we all have a few favourite songs that keep us company as we experience different moods. When we are upset or when we are feeling happy, for example.

    we all have a few favourite songs that keep us company as we experience different moods. For example, when we are upset or when we are feeling happy or excited.

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    Re: When we are sad or when we are feeling happy, for example.

    In both cases the the last part is not a sentence and really not necessary to get your message across. I would change "as" to "when".


    We all have a few favourite songs that keep us company when we experience different moods.

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    Re: When we are sad or when we are feeling happy, for example.

    In both cases the the last part is not a sentence and really not necessary to get your message across.
    Thanks Lynxear. It was really careless of me. Those are dependent clauses, and can't stand alone.

    I've made some changes:

    We all have a few favourite songs that keep us company when we experience different moods. For example, when we are upset or when we are feeling happy or excited, we need to listen to pieces to enhance our moods.

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    Re: When we are sad or when we are feeling happy, for example.

    We all have a few favorite songs that keep us company when we experience different moods.
    I am wondering if the sentence below is OK?
    we all have a few favourite songs that keep us company as we experience different moods; When we are upset or when we are feeling happy.

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    Re: When we are sad or when we are feeling happy, for example.

    Quote Originally Posted by yi-ing View Post
    We all have a few favourite songs that keep us company when we experience different moods: when we are upset or when we are feeling happy.
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