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adverb

Postby hanuman_2000 » Fri Oct 01, 2004 3:34 am

Greetings,


Please help me in correcting the following sentences.

By the time when you come, I will be nine years old.

I am never boring,when I read her stories.

"By the time and When " can not be used together ,but I don,t know why? Please explain it in detail.
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Postby Alan » Fri Oct 01, 2004 4:40 am

'By the time (that)' is a phrasal conjunction, and is never used in conjunction with 'when' (since it already partially contains the meaning of 'when').
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