Subordinating Conjunctions: Temporal

Conjunções subordinativas temporais tell us when the action or event described in the independent clause has occurred or is occurring.
quando when
enquanto while
sempre que whenever
assim que as soon as


Eles comem, quando há comida. They eat when there's food.
A mãe vai às compras, enquanto o pai fica com as crianças. The mother goes shopping, while the father stays with the kids.
Sempre que ele está em Lisboa, nós jantamos juntos. Whenever he's in Lisbon, we have dinner together.

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