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ambiguity?: to infinitive phrase as a purpose clause or an infinitival relative clause

I think the grammar of To-infinitive is the most difficult part of learning English because it is hard for me like ESL students to know which is which. I mean, I'm, well, just wanting to classify the ...
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a young woman who is pregnant

a. In all this, he becomes involved in the life of a young woman, pregnant, whose husband, an environmental radical, wants an abortion. FROM: Andrew Sullivan, "Obama’s Legacy Has Been Destroyed", ...
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when I was at the hospital

Can one write a. The attacks when I was at the hospital were mild. b. The attacks during my stay at the hospital were mild. ? In these sentences 'when I was at the hospital' and 'during my stay at ...