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    Default Would you use while or meanwhile?

    Hola a todos,

    ¿Como pondríais esta frase?


    You are so tired while he is making a lot of noise.


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    You are so tired. Meanwhile he is making a lot of noise.

    Gracias

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    Default Re: Would you use while or meanwhile?

    Of the two choices I would use meanwhile.

    You are so tired. Meanwhile, he is making a lot of noise.
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    Default Re: Would you use while or meanwhile?

    Thank you Vicente. The sentence implies anger and like irony because someone is tired but other person doesn't care and makes noises. So you still think is correct the second one, or how else could you put it? Thanks

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    Default Re: Would you use while or meanwhile?

    Hi Ricolola

    Actually, I don't think I would use either while or meanwhile (unless you want or have to use those precise words). If you don't have to use them, then I'd say:

    You're so tired and he is making a lot of noise.

    Or change it around:

    He's making a lot of noise while you are so tired.

    Or can we change it around completely?

    For instance:

    You are exhausted and he is disturbing you by making a lot of noise.
    Last edited by vicente; 04-08-2014 at 06:51 PM.
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