<After eating lunch>, what does she do on weekday afternoons?

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Tenacious Learner

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Spanish
Hello teachers,
Context:
After lunch and on weekday afternoons, she works as an independent decorator.

I know both questions are correct. Is "a" more natural than "b"? Why the order of "after eating lunch" can be reversed?
a) After eating lunch, what does she do on weekday afternoons?
b) What does she do on weekday afternoons after eating lunch?
She works as an independent decorator.

Thanks in advance.
 
  • DonnyB

    Sixties Mod
    English UK Southern Standard English
    I prefer (b): I think (a) sounds a bit odd, although there's nothing grammatically wrong with it.

    But personally I'd be inclined to use the word order you've given in the context, and do it as:
    (c) What does she do after lunch on weekday afternoons? :)
     

    Tenacious Learner

    Senior Member
    Spanish
    Hi DonnyB,
    Thanks for your comments and help. :)

    Let's see if I'm right in my assumptions:
    "After eating lunch" and "after lunch on weekday afternoons" are time clauses, aren't they?


    TL
     
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