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i need someone to answer to this grammatical question :

this is the main sentence; "My laptop crashed while it was opening the file."

and the sentence that has been changed is : "The next day in class , my laptop crashed opening the file."

what happend to the second sentence what did we do?

19 ก.ค. 2016 เวลา 14:03
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This is an example of a participle clause. Here's an explanation from the British Council:

 


Participle clauses are a form of adverbial clause which enables us to say information in a more economical way. We can use participle clauses when the participle and the verb in the main clause have the same subject.

learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/quick-grammar/participle-clauses



Because the subject of both parts of your sentence is the same - my laptop -you can reduce the past continuous form to just a participle (opening). The rest of the clause - 'while it was' - is understood. It's a neat way of saving unnecessary words.

19 กรกฎาคม 2016

You can write the end of the first sentence points. And then later write sequel sentence

19 กรกฎาคม 2016
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