I said that if I had enough money, I could
buy that souvenir.
If I knew when he was coming, I would go
to see him at the station.
When [If] I get the information,
I'll tell you soon.
⇒⇒ Getting the information, I'll tell you soon.
Because [When, After] he left the
company, he looked for a new job.
⇒⇒ Leaving the company, he looked for a new job.
I took a vacation and traveled in the US.
⇒⇒ I traveled in the US, taking a vacation.
⇒⇒ Taking a vacation, I traveled in the US.
⇒⇒ I took a vacation, traveling in the US.
⇒⇒ Traveling in the US, I took a vacation.
With her eyes closed, she said her prayers.
⇒⇒ Closing her eyes, she said her prayers.
Watching TV, he studied.
I have decided to study at an American graduate
school instead of getting a job in Japan, giving [having
given] a second thought to my plans last night.
Thomas studied to get the qualification,
supporting himself at that time.
Listening to a story about his school life,
I myself remembered the good old days I spent with my schoolmates.
She got over her homesickness, getting
used to life in California and making a lot of friends there.
Tom was ashamed of what he used to be and
mended his ways, knowing the fact that his parents are devoting
themselves to supporting his education.
Smoking and drinking so much, are you really
willing to cure your disease?
Organized in a bad way and supported by
few investors, the company is becoming bankrupt.
We should give him a head start in the
race, considering his lack of experience.
Not getting a promotion and a raise, though
working very hard, he made a complaint to the personnel
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