- Before Derek was even born, Thomas noticed presuppositions.
Temporal Clause: Derek was born.
- While Kensington was revolutionizing linguistics, the rest of social science was asleep.
Temporal Clause: Kensington was revolutionizing linguistics.
- Since Kennedy died, we’ve lacked a leader.
Temporal Clause: Kennedy died.
Further temporal clause constructors: after; during; whenever; as (as in As Tom was getting up, he slipped).