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Hello, everyone
Could you help me with the answers to the questions in parentheses?
• I will be on holiday in Malaysia, this year, from June 21st to the 26th. ( Can the article be omitted in the sentence?)
• An open discussion will be held at 20:00 on Sep. 23rd, 2009. (How do people read 20:00 in English?

Originally Posted by lisa666
hello, everyone

• an open discussion will be held at 20:00 on sep. 23rd, 2009. (how do people read 20:00 in english?

8:00 pm.

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I will be on holiday in Malaysia, this year, from June 21st to the 26th. ( Can the article be omitted in the sentence?)

No - include the definite article.

An open discussion will be held at 20:00 on Sep. 23rd, 2009. (How do people read 20:00 in English?

If someone uses the 24 hour clock system, then it is read/spoken as:

Thirteen hundred hours = 1:00 PM
Fourteen hundred hours = 2:00 PM
Fifteen hundred hours = 3:00 PM
Sixteen hundred hours = 4:00 PM
Seventeen hundred hours = 5:00 PM
Eighteen hundred hours = 6:00 PM
Nineteen hundred hours = 7:00 PM
Twenty hundred hours = 8:00 PM
Twenty-one hundred hours = 9:00 PM
Twenty-two hundred hours = 10:00 PM
Twenty-three hundred hours = 11:00 PM

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Hi, Bhaisahab & David L.
It's kind of you to help me. Thank you. But I still have a question about the following sentence. Would you help me again?
• I will be on holiday in Malaysia, this year, from June 21st to (June) 26th. (Can I leave out the second June because of the repetition?)

Originally Posted by lisa666
Hi, Bhaisahab & David L.
It's kind of you to help me. Thank you. But I still have a question about the following sentence. Would you help me again?
• I will be on holiday in Malaysia, this year, from June 21st to (June) 26th. (Can I leave out the second June because of the repetition?)

You could say 'From the 21st to the 26th of June.'

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