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Old October 11, 2018, 12:45 PM
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Mientras vs mientras que

Veo estos dos conjunciones de vez en cuando pero no sé la diferencia entre ellos. ¿Hay alguien que me pueda explícarmelos?

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"Mientras" se usa para una acción que sucede durante el tiempo que transcurre otra acción:

- Espera aquí mientras voy por un café.
Wait here while I go get a coffee.
- Mi hermano juega mientras yo hago mi tarea.
My brother plays while I do my homework. (At the same time.)

"Mientras que" significa "en cambio"; contrapone dos acciones:

- Mi novia cada vez está más delgada mientras que yo cada día estoy más gordo.
My girlfriend is thinner and thinner, while I get fatter by the day.
- Los niños se divierten mientras que los adultos nos preocupamos.
The children have fun while we adults worry.
-Mi hermano juega mientras que yo hago mi tarea.
My brother plays whereas I do my homework. (I'm bitter that he gets to play but I have to work.)
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