May I borrow the CD player you use when you are cooking

lagoo

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1. May I borrow the CD player you use when you are cooking?
2. May I borrow the CD player you use when you cook?
Do the above sentences have the same meaning?


3. When I bring it out, he'll be so excited.
It could mean every time when I do this, he's excited.
And it could also mean a specific event, like his birthday tomorrow when I'm giving him a present.
Am I right?
 
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Effectively, yes. You'll get the same answer.
 

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But who uses a CD player when they cook? I generally use my microwave.
 

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3. When I bring it out, he'll be so excited.
It could mean every time when I do this, he's excited.
And it could also mean a specific event, like his birthday tomorrow when I'm giving him a present.
Am I right?

Since receiving replies, you have added to your original post an additional and unrelated question. Please don't do this. If you have an unrelated question, create a new thread. Thanks.
 

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you have added to your original post an additional and unrelated question. Please don't do this. If you have an unrelated question, create a new thread. Thanks.

Thank you for reminding me that. There was a misunderstanding I want to clear. When I was adding another question, no one had replied it yet, which might be a lagging issue. And the added question is also about the use of "when" which has some relation with my first question.

But anyway, it's my fault doing that. Thanks for your kind help.
 

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It just seems somehow appropriate.
 
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