When and while !!!

我想問幾時用When, 幾時用while?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    When---> (用作疑問副詞)什麼時候,何時)

    I'd like to know when they'll let him out.

    我想知道他們什麼時候放他。

    2. (用作關係副詞,引導關係子句)當...時

    There were times when I didn't know what to do.

    有些時候我不知道該怎麼辦才好。

    1. 一會兒,一段時間[S]

    I'll be back in a while.

    我一會兒就回來。

    (while)

    conj.

    1. 當...的時候,和...同時

    She listened closely while he read the letter.

    他讀信時,她聽得很仔細。

    2. 而,然而

    I like tea while she likes coffee.

    我喜歡喝茶,而她喜歡喝咖啡。

    3. 雖然,儘管

    While I like the color of the hat, I do not like its shape.

    雖然我喜歡這頂帽子的顏色,但我不喜歡它的形狀。

    4. 只要

    vt.

    1. 消磨(時光),輕鬆地度過[(+away)]

    He whiled away the whole afternoon watching TV.

    他看電視消磨了一個下午。

  • 1 decade ago

    最簡單既方法 :

    When 指一個短的時間,

    While 則指一段較長的時間,

    e.g. I was sleeping WHEN the phone rang.

    e.g. WHILE I was sleeping, the phone rang.

    因為睡覺係一段較長的時間, 而電話响, 只係好短暫.

    希望幫倒你啦 !

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