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13 November 2018
où vs dans laquelle etc
The week (in which) they stayed at the hotel went quickly.
?....La semaine pendant laquelle ils sont restés...?
This question relates to:French lesson "Où = where AND when (relative pronouns)"
19 November 2018
Où is a relative pronoun that can also mean "when". That doesn't necessarily mean that everytime you use où in French, "when" is the best way to translate it in English, however.
For example: La semaine où ils sont restés à l'hôtel... -- The week they stayed in the hotel...
In this example, you wouldn't ordinarily use "when" in English, although you could.
Here is a page with some more detail: https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/relative-pronoun-ou/
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