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    on time vs. in time

    Can you give me some rules on when to use "on time" vs. "in time?"

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    On time= the correct time:
    I arrived on time for my job interview

    In time = nearly be late, but manage to get there:

    The train was delayed for ten minutes, but I got to the meeting in time.


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    Re: on time vs. in time

    Quote Originally Posted by mas94010
    Can you give me some rules on when to use "on time" vs. "in time?"
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=9599

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    For more on this topic, go here: http://forums.delphiforums.com/dicti...es?msg=15366.1

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    I think they also posted in our Delphi forum:

    http://forums.delphiforums.com/Using...ges?msg=6392.1

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    That is good. (The answer by MNY, that is.)

    :D

    English idioms
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1697

    Brief Verse (Couplets)
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1579

    Prepositions
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo.../main/prep.htm

    Expressions of Time
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo...mmar/time.html

    Expressions of Place
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo...mar/place.html

    Grammar Exercises
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo...in/grammar.htm

    I don't like for food to go to waste,
    So I eat it, and it goes to my waist.


    :D

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