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    another when

    1-Last May, when the weather was fine, I went to Paris.
    I think this could mean:
    a-Last May, the weather was fine and I went to Paris.
    b-Last May, whenever the weather was fine I went to Paris.
    but could it also mean:
    c-Last May, I went to Paris when the weather was fine. (implying at one point in time in May, when the weather was fine, I went to Paris)

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    Re: another when

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    1-Last May, when the weather was fine, I went to Paris.
    I think this could mean:
    a-Last May, the weather was fine and I went to Paris.
    b-Last May, whenever the weather was fine I went to Paris.
    but could it also mean:
    c-Last May, I went to Paris when the weather was fine. (implying at one point in time in May, when the weather was fine, I went to Paris)
    1 is a bit ambiguous, but with no other information, I would take it to mean a.

    C is really no different from A.

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    Thanks for your reply. I think c is different to a. C would imply that I went to Paris when the weather was fine in May (iamgine that in May the weather was fine only during one week).

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    In my view, they say the same thing.

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    B implies a number of visits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    B implies a number of visits.
    I'd say so. Good spot.

    Are you beside yourself on that point?

    8) :D


    LOL!!! LOL!!!

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