as a child vs when I was a child

ademoglu

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Hi,

As a child, I was not allowed to watch too much television.

When I was a child, I was not allowed to watch too much television.

Can we really say that ''As a child" is a proper way of saying "When I was a child" in the case above?

Thanks.
 
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