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How do you use the word whereas at the beginning of a sentence?

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2008-04-18 19:10:17

'Whereas' is an adverb and shows direct opposition between the

elements of the sentence (clauses). Notice that you should always

use a comma. Example: Whereas you have lots of time to do your

homework, I have very little time indeed.


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