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  1. At what time? At which time? Upon which occasion or circumstance? (non-gloss definition)

  2. ''When will they arrive?''

    ''Do you know when they arrived?''

    ''I don't know when they arrived.''

    ''When they arrived is unknown.''

  3. 1834, Samuel Kirkham, ''English Grammar in Familiar Lectures'', page 117:

  4. What words are used as interrogative pronouns? — Give examples.
    When are the words, ''what'', ''which'', and ''that'', called adj. pron.?
    When are they called interrogative pronominal adjectives?
  5. At an earlier time and under different, usually less favorable, circumstances.

  6. ''He's mister high and mighty now, but I remember him when.''

  7. At which, on which, during which: (non-gloss definition)

  8. ''That was the day when the Twin Towers fell.''

  9. (quote-book)

  10. At (or as soon as) that time that; at the (or any and every) time that; if.

  11. (ux)

  12. (RQ:Vance Nobody)

  13. Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
  14. (quote-journal)

  15. During the time that; (n-g)

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  17. At what time; at which time.

  18. (ux)

  19. 1839, John Donne, ''The Works of John Donne: Sermons, Letters, Poems'', page 310:

  20. I am at London only to provide for Monday, when I shall use that favour which my Lady Bedford hath afforded me, of giving her name to my daughter; which I mention to you, (..)
  21. 1929, Donald John Munro, ''The Roaring Forties and After'' (page 38)

  22. He sat at the door of his kitchen watching, and seeing there was nothing else for it we buckled to and soon had the job done; when we were admitted to the kitchen and given a really good meal.
  23. Since; given the fact that; considering that.

  24. ''I don't see the point of putting up Christmas decorations when I am the only person who is going to see them.''

  25. Whereas; although; at the same time as; in spite of the fact that.

  26. ''You're picking at your scabs when you should be letting them heal.''

    ''He keeps changing things when the existing system works perfectly well.''

  27. 1840, Francis Beaumont, ''Knight of the Burning Pestle'', ii. 2, in ''The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher with an Introduction by George Darley'', page 81:

  28. Oh, age, Where only wealthy men are counted happy! How shall I please thee, how deserve thy smiles, When I am only rich in misery?
  29. What time; which time.

  30. ''Since when do I need your permission?''

  31. (circa) William Shakespeare, ''Tempest'':

  32. Shortly ... I'll resolve you ... these happen'd accidents, till when, be cheerful.
  33. 1831 (published), John Davies, ''Orchestra Or, a Poem of Dancing'', in Robert Southey, ''Select Works of the British Poets: From Chaucer to Jonson, with Biographical Sketches'', page 706:

  34. Homer, to whom the Muses did carouse
    A great deep cup with heav&39;nly nectar fill&39;d,
    The greatest, deepest cup in Jove&39;s great house,
    (For Jove himself had so expressly will&39;d)
    He drank off all, nor let one drop be spill&39;d;
    Since when, his brain that had before been dry,
    Became the well-spring of all poetry.
  35. 1833, William Potts Dewees, ''A Treatise on the Diseases of Females'', page 495:

  36. This we imagined might have been owing to some accidental condition of the system, or perhaps idiosyncracy; this led us to a second trial, but we experienced the same inconveniences, since when, we have altogether abandoned their use.
  37. 2012, Emile Letournel, Robert Judet, ''Fractures of the Acetabulum'', Springer Science & Business Media ((ISBN)), page 385:

  38. So we combined the Kocher-Langenbeck and iliofemoral approach until 1965, since when we have combined the ilioinguinal and Kocher-Langenbeck approaches.
  39. The time that.

  40. ''I recall when they were called the Greys.''

    ''Next year is when we elect a new mayor.''

  41. The time at which something happens.

  42. ''A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where, the why and the how''.

  43. 2008, Paolo Aite, ''Lanscapes of the Psyche'', Ipoc Press ((ISBN)), page 151:

  44. For the moment, suffice it to say that the stories told through the whens and hows of building a scene differentiate individual desires and needs more clearly than shared speech was up to then able to communicate.
  45. That's enough, (non-gloss definition)

  46. (n-g) (q).

  47. (circa), William shakespeare, ''Taming of the Shrew'', act 4, scene 1:

  48. Why, when, I say? ...
    Off with my boots, you rogues! You villains, when? ...
    Out, you rogue!
  49. (circa) Thomas Middleton, ''More Dissemblers Besides Women'', volume 1:

  50. Why, when? begin, sir: I must stay your leisure.
  51. (circa) ''Sir John Oldcastle'', iv. 1:

  52. Set, parson, set; the dice die in my hand.
    When, parson, when! what, can you find no more?
  53. (alt form)