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JACEK1

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Hello all forum users!
What a relief that spring is slowly coming!

During the time that Eric was Head Of Promotion at EMI Records, he was responsible for the "plugging" of Cliff's 1976 album "I'm Nearly Famous".

The above sentence could be expressed as:

When / while Eric was Head Of Promotion at EMI Records, he was responsible for the "plugging" of Cliff's 1976 album "I'm Nearly Famous".

What I am particularly interested in is "that" in the phrase "during the time that". In my opinion, "during the time that" means "during the time in which". Please confirm or deny.

The source: BBC - Essex - Local Radio - When Eric met Cliff

The similar structures are as follows:

The year that (in which) I was born was .....

In mono-stable mode output is active for all the time the corresponding push button is pressed in the keyfob =
In mono-stable mode output is active for all the time (that/during which/in which) the corresponding push button is pressed in the​
keyfob.

Thank you. I am very eager to know an answer.
 

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Hello all forum users!
What a relief that spring is slowly coming! Er ... not for all of us. Thank god the heat's gone.

During the time that Eric was Head Of Promotion at EMI Records, he was responsible for the "plugging" of Cliff's 1976 album "I'm Nearly Famous".

The above sentence could be expressed as:

When / while Eric was Head Of Promotion at EMI Records, he was responsible for the "plugging" of Cliff's 1976 album "I'm Nearly Famous".

What I am particularly interested in is "that" in the phrase "during the time that". In my opinion, "during the time that" means "during the time in which". Please confirm or deny.
Yes.

The source: BBC - Essex - Local Radio - When Eric met Cliff

The similar structures are as follows:

The year that (in which) I was born was ..... No, "The year that I was born in was ..."

In mono-stable mode output is active for all the time the corresponding push button is pressed in the keyfob =
In mono-stable mode output is active for all the time (that/during which/in which) the corresponding push button is pressed in the​
keyfob. Any of those suits me.

Thank you. I am very eager to know an answer.
Whether "that" can be changed to "which" or "in which" varies according to the context. I don't have rules for it.
 

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You will learn less than nothing by studying users' manuals that have obviously been written by people who have very little knowledge of English. I am referring to this mono-stable crap. Think about who is talking to you and what their intentions are.
 

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I don't rely on users' manuals.
 
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