when

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when is part of the Basic English 850.
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when is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
when

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Preposition
when

  1. At which time (sometimes a question)
    "When did you start learning English?" - "Three years ago."
    "When does the film start?" - "At seven o'clock."
  2. At the time
    She phoned me when I was in the bath.
    It was the year 1996 when I met John.
  3. After
    When I get up, I always drink a cup of coffee.

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