when clause

when clause

Created:16 Jul 2017 19:42:00 , in  intermediate

Pattern

When clause is a pattern which facilitates adding, modifying or extending time part of the main sentence.

The extra information follows "when" conjunction.

Example sentences

My sister rang when I was in the shower.

In the 1989, when Ronald Regan delivered his farewell address to the nation, I finished high school.

The Middle Ages, when this sort of clothes was popular, was largely period of time of plagues, wars and diminishing population.

Last year's December, when I visited Mali and Botswana, was one of the most eventful periods in my life.

The recent economic crisis in Greece, when also tough austerity measures were imposed, caused unprecedented pauperisation to people of the country.

The French Revolution, when the French Monarchy was abolished, witnessed the birth of total war model.

This post was updated on 28 Sep 2017 15:11:01

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when Thomas sustained a back injury   when his longtime friend Suzi returned from Africa   when inflation ran above 10%   when Tony stayed with use in Lisbon   when we are expanding into new markets  

#1 Last Tuesday, , was one of the saddest days in my life.

#2 Year 1998, , was a very tough year for people in debt.

#3 In year 2012 Greg married her.

#4 Last decade of the bygone century, , is a period of time I often reminisce about these days.

#5 It is crucial that the next month, , turns out to be a success.

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