Presuppositional Forms: Subordinate Clauses of Time – Today, when someone presents a simple outcome or limitation (using few enough words that it can be presupposed in a longer sentence. Ex. “being confident” or “making more money”), use the following presuppositional form to presuppose the outcome or to change the limitation into a resource.
Subordinate Clauses of Time: clauses identified by the cue words before, after, during, as since, prior, when, while, etc.
“Before you make more money, do you want to read this book on investing?”
“While you are confident, remember to also be relaxed.”