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Dear all,

Kindly tell me which of the following sentences are correct.

1) That was the first time when I drove a car.

2) That was the first time I drove a car.

3) That was the first time driving a car.

4) That was the first time that I drove a car.


Thank you.

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cat navy 4251) That was the first time when I drove a car.

No. The "when" sounds illiterate.

cat navy 4252) That was the first time I drove a car.

OK.

cat navy 4253) That was the first time driving a car.

No. "That was my first time driving a car."

cat navy 4254) That was the first time that I drove a car.

OK. Same as 2.

cat navy 425

Dear all,

Kindly tell me which of the following sentences are correct.

1) That was the first time when I drove a car. No.

2) That was the first time I drove a car. OK

3) That was the my first time driving (to Vegas in a car without aircond). OK, otherwise, no.

4) That was the first time that I drove a car (this big). OK as edited



I think you basically have the sentence structural concept. Your sentences can work given an appropriate context, as shown above. Context relevance is very important which will improve with practice and time.

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