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    #1

    Smile he didn't mention when

    We learned from John's letter that he was planning to come back to Formosa, but he didn't mention when/the time.



    I'd like to know which is more colloquial in the above sample and which is more formal to you, when or the time. Thanks.


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    Re: he didn't mention when

    The more colloquial is "he didn't mention when".
    I would also say that when reads best more formally.

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    Re: he didn't mention when

    Thanks, Niall.

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