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Must Reread DOKKAI 4 p.54 & p.62 -- EDITED (読解特急4ビジネス文書編)

It just amazes me that the reviewer keeps refining his already-superbly-written pieces. It reminds me of the quote: perfection doesn't have limits. Here's the substantially edited version: DOKKAI 4 p.54 & p.62 Edited

What attracted me most while rereading this very educative review is "while". In my understanding, "while" expounded here in the p.54 passage is regarded literally as "during the time", but I seem to have had a slightly different interpretation. Now, let me compare two clauses in the sentence, the main clause and the subordinate clause, to predicate my view.

In the subordinate clause starting with "While", it says that the passage writer enjoys his job, as in "I enjoy my current job", which may imply that he doesn't seem to be going to change or quit his job anytime soon. The main clause, however, says that he is now looking for any good job, as in " I am seeking a position...". My assumption was that the conjunction "While" here is supposed to mean both "during the time" and "although" to connect these two clauses logically. I interpreted "While" as more like "although" upon reading this part, to be precise.

In fact, the conjunction "while" has multiple meanings. What I want to consider here is the fourth one: 4 (used at the beginning of a sentence) although; despite the fact that…
e.g.) While I am willing to help, I do not have much time available.
So, my bottom line is that "While" in question can cover different meanings simultaneously, or those meanings are interwoven somehow. I could be wrong, though.

By the way, there's a formal version of "while"; whilst. I haven't used this conjunction for speaking or writing myself. Please check its pronunciation because I kind of know that English learners, me included, tend to mispronounce it.

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