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    #1

    Exclamation Confusion

    Dear Sir,

    Sometimes I am confused using the ‘as’ and ‘when’. As example:
    “When I was three, I visited my grandparents’ house.”
    Or
    “As I was three, I visited my grandparents’ house.”

    Which one correct sentence?


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    Re: Confusion

    Both are correct, but for different contexts.

    "When I was three..." = I had reached the age of three, so I did something

    "As I was three..." = Because I had reached the age of three, I was able to do something. Before that I was not able to do it.

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    Re: Confusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Both are correct, but for different contexts.

    "When I was three..." = I had reached the age of three, so I did something

    "As I was three..." = Because I had reached the age of three, I was able to do something. Before that I was not able to do it.
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    I am highly pleased to receive the answer and thanks a lot.


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    Re: Confusion

    A pleasure to be of assistance

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