EVEN WHEN | NO MATTER WHEN

‘When’ is most often a subordinating conjunction in the iWeb corpus.

WHEN (CS) 8290974 (A2 conjunction)

collocates in the movie corpus:

1 CAME 7116

She came by the hotel when I was leaving and she gave me this for you.

The Shunning

2 COMES 6367
3 SAW 3620
4 GETS 2919
5 STARTED 2636

The next most common use is as a question adverb.

WHEN (RRQ) 2397700

collocates

1 REMEMBER 4680
2 LAST 3690

When was the last time you ate?

3 SINCE 2847
4 HAPPENS 2477
5 CAME 2055

It is also part of a 2 part subordinating conjunction:

EVEN WHEN (CS22) 355663 (unlisted in the English Vocabulary Profile)

collocates:

1  WERE 178

This is where you showed me that you were a loyal friend even when I didn’t have the courage to be me.

We Love You

2  ALWAYS 72
3  TRUTH 17
4  LAUGH 14
5  WIN 14

Finally, it is also used after ‘no matter‘ WHEN (RRQV33) 3767

Basic principles: No matter whatno matter whenno matter whoany man has a chance to sweep any woman off her feet.

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 * * RRQV33

1 NO MATTER WHERE 57858
2 NO MATTER HOW 44850
3 NO MATTER WHEN 3655
4 NO MATTER WHY 630

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