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    #1

    Is sentence correct?

    While I was waiting for 15 minutes an old man spoke to me.
    Is the sentence correct?

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    #2

    Re: Is sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    While I was waiting for 15 minutes an old man spoke to me.
    Is the sentence correct?
    I think it's better to say: While I was waiting for 15 minutes an old man was talking to me.


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    Re: Is sentence correct?

    I think it is all right - depending on your context:

    An old man was talking to me all the time I was waiting.

    While I was waiting, an old man spoke to me.


    I would put a comma in.

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    Re: Is sentence correct?

    Thanks, Harry and Anglika, for your replies.

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