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valeur temporelle, chronologique :

 

depuis

 

 

 

 

valeur explicative :

 

car, puisque, vu que, étant donné que

 

 

 

 

The Guardian        p. 10        17 January 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ne pas confondre

les deux valeurs de sinceconjonction :

 

 

since

(depuis) -> énoncés 1-2

 

proposition au présent / present perfect

suivie ou précédée

d'une proposition en since (depuis) au prétérit

 

 

et

 

 

since

(puisque, comme, vu que, étant donné que) -> énoncé 3

 

 

 

Autre confusion possible :

 

sinceconjonction + SVO

et

sincepréposition (depuis) + N

 

Voir dernier énoncé de cette page / Prépositions

 

 

 

 

 

1 -    World: The leaders of India and Pakistan

agree to their first face-to-face meeting today

since their countries almost went to war two years ago.

Pakistan and Indian leaders meet at summit,
G, web frontpage, 5.1.2004.

 

 

 

 

 

2 -    The leaders of India and Pakistan

have made a brave attempt at detente

by agreeing to their first face-to-face meeting today

since their countries almost went to war two years ago.

Pakistan and Indian leaders meet at summit, G, 5.1.2004,
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/jan/05/pakistan.india

 

 

 

 

 

3 -    Since [ puisque, étant donné que, vu que, comme ]

Guardian Angels are local residents

of the areas they patrol,

we also participate in many special community events

such as parades, festivals, and marches.

At times of extreme emergencies,

such as the Atlanta child murders or Mexico City earthquake,

we respond with help immediately.

Guardian Angels Safety Patrol, G, 5.1.2004,
http://www.ai.mit.edu/people/ericldab/ga.html

 

 

 

 

 

The number of people going bankrupt has risen

by almost a third over the past year

to its highest level since the last recession,

exacerbating fears that Britain's borrowing binge

could be about to tip over into a major debt crisis.

Credit binge is blamed for bankruptcy rise, G, 7.2.2004,
https://www.theguardian.com/money/2004/feb/07/debt.business