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Thread: When


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    #1

    When

    a.When my mother opens the door,I am doing my homework.

    or

    b.My mother opens the door,when I am doing my homework.

    What is the difference between a. and b. ?

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    #2

    Re: When

    Quote Originally Posted by niceroy View Post
    a.When my mother opens the door,I am doing my homework.

    or

    b.My mother opens the door,when I am doing my homework.

    What is the difference between a. and b. ?
    In a. you are saying that every time your mother opens the door, you are doing your homework.

    In b. you are saying that every time you do your homework, your mother opens the door.

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