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When — US. [wen], UK. [wen]

Main meanings:

  1. At what time; during which time.
  2. At or during the time at which.
  3. Whenever; every time that.


10 simple sentences:

  • We talk when together.
  • When can I see you again?
  • When do you wake up?
  • I eat breakfast when hungry.
  • When are you leaving?
  • He smiles when happy.
  • Sleep when tired.
  • I read books when free.
  • When do we start?
  • I hate when that happens.


The sentences from movies:

We can be married when I return. – Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

I mean, when it’s important? – The Little Mermaid (1989)

Since when?Closer (2004)

We all learn it when we’re young. – The Time Machine (2002)

I can walk back when I’m done. – The Great Outdoors (1988)

When it comes to her. – A Thousand and One (2023)

When I talk to police, I get nervous. – Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

I insist on being here when they’re born. – Jurassic Park (1993)

Pit for fuel when you come around. – Gran Turismo (2023)

It’s just different when it’s your own kid. – San Andreas (2015)

Well, for instance, when we talk about him. – Jules (2023)

When I say. – Alien (1979)

Especially when I’m standing next to him, capisci? – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

When does it end? – You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008)

When am I gonna get it back? – The French Connection (1971)

When are you going back to England? – In Bruges (2008)

You hid when you heard the police. – The Usual Suspects (1995)

I did it when you were gone remember. – Big Fish (2003)

When I said that, I was lying. – Free Guy (2021)

When l took these, you were my enemy. – The Last Samurai (2003)

When did they leave? – Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

I’ll leave when these bags are full. – John Carter (2012)

When was the last time you used it? – The Thing (1982)

And that’s when they started screaming. – A Quiet Place Part II (2021)

I didn’t see it when I came in. – Blazing Saddles (1974)

When was the last time? – Taxi Driver (1976)

When we took Kong, we kidnapped their god. – King Kong (1976)

She died when Jenny was born. – Commando (1985)

We’ll come back when it’s over. – Oblivion (2013)

I was inside when it burned down. – It (2017)

When was that? – A Man Called-Otto (2022)

Meredith, I’ll call you when I get back. – American Psycho (2000)

When they found him, he was nearly catatonic. – The Da Vinci Code (2006)

When do you come to New York? – The Terminal (2004)

When I was 8. – From Hell (2001)

That was when time stood still. – Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)

When was this? – Boston Strangler (2023)

When is he coming? – Cars 2 (2011)

Do not interrupt me when I’m daydreaming. – Madagascar (2005)

You will see when we bring her in. – Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

I lost my mother when I was 11. – Beau is Afraid (2023)

Where’s Hermione when you need her? – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Everything hurts more when it’s cold. – Unforgiven (1992)

When you gonna learn? – Scarface (1983)

I can be smart when it’s important. – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

When did you get into town? – Steel Magnolias (1989)

That’s what happens when you send a woman. – Braveheart (1995)

He was around when I joined the force. – L.A. Confidential (1997)

When life goes well, it’s a sudden gift. – Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

When did we make that arrangement? – The Mummy Returns (2001)

When do I go on? – Annie Hall (1977)

Only when they deserved it, of course. – Matilda (1996)

You’ll feel differently when you’re home again. – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

When are you coming home? – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)