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Alec
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How can I express simultaneity for two people ? I was wondering how to express simultaneity when there are two subjects involved, for example, I am cooking while she is reading a book. (Both a process, but two people) Can I use "ながら”? お願いします、ありがとうございます!
Oct 12, 2016 5:41 PM
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I am cooking while she is reading a book. 彼女が本を読んでいる間、私は料理をしています。 She is reading a book while I am cooking. 私が料理をしている間、彼女は本を読んでいます。
October 16, 2016
In this case, you can't use ”ながら”. I am cooking "while" she is reading a book. = 私は料理をしている”間”、彼女は本を読んでいます。 If you say I am cooking "while" reading a book. = 私は料理を”しながら”本を読んでいます。 Hope this will help
October 12, 2016
Alec
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