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    uktous is offline Senior Member
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    Default at her dinner/dinner time/hour (starting) at 8pm

    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentences are correct?


    Sentence1:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner time at 8pm.
    Sentence2:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner time starting at 8pm.
    Sentence3:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner hour at 8pm.
    Sentence4:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner hour starting at 8pm.
    Sentence5:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner starting at 8pm.
    Sentence6:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner at 8pm.


    Note that:
    Her dinner started at 8pm and she expected me to see her at 8pm.

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    Default Re: at her dinner/dinner time/hour (starting) at 8pm

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentences are correct?


    Sentence1:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner time at 8pm.
    Sentence2:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner time starting at 8pm.
    Sentence3:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner hour at 8pm.
    Sentence4:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner hour starting at 8pm.
    Sentence5:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner starting at 8pm.
    Sentence6:
    Betty told me to see her at her dinner at 8pm.


    Note that:
    Her dinner started at 8pm and she expected me to see her at 8pm.

    Thanks
    It seems to me that all of these sentences are grammatically correct, although stylistically I would try to avoid two "ats." The sentence that most closely matches your stated meaning is sentence 6. Number 1 would make sense, as well.

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    Default Re: at her dinner/dinner time/hour (starting) at 8pm

    Betty told me to see her at the beginning of her 8 pm dinner. This avoids using "at" 2 times. You could add "hour" or "time".

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    Default Re: at her dinner/dinner time/hour (starting) at 8pm

    Quote Originally Posted by christopher mark kohler View Post
    Betty told me to see her at the beginning of her 8 pm dinner. This avoids using "at" 2 times. You could add "hour" or "time".
    Nicely stated.

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