Proper form of "Started playing the video"

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Proper form of "Started playing the video"

Post by Yaroslav » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:53 am

So I have a sentence like "the minute I started playing the video - it started to rain outside", but I feel like it can be structured better.
Can I say "enabled the video"? Or just "started the video"?
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Re: Proper form of "Started playing the video"

Post by Joe » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:29 pm

The minute I switched on the video it started raining outside.

switched on or turned on
started raining is more idiomatic
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Re: Proper form of "Started playing the video"

Post by Yaroslav » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:17 pm

Thank you!

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