View Poll Results: I missed my bus but stil managed to get there ___ time.

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    In time is matchable with the condition of the speaker, late but tried to be there not more than the time specified.

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    Re: In time & On time

    Quote Originally Posted by isnaini
    In time is matchable with the condition of the speaker, late but tried to be there not more than the time specified.
    But if you are in time you in time you are not late.
    Perhaps:
    The phrase on time denotes arrival before a specific time.
    The phrase in time denotes arrival before a specific event.


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    Re: In time & On time

    I think
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    in time
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    thank you

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    Re: In time & On time

    I think itīs on time since we donīt know what the person means by in time...in time for what?

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    Re: In time & On time

    P.S.
    I am sure that Ron meant to say:
    But if you are in time you are not late.
    As for the question, perhaps the event the speaker was in time for was his wedding.


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    Re: In time & On time

    I think that the correct answer is ON TIME

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    Re: In time & On time

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    But if you are in time you in time you are not late.
    Perhaps:
    The phrase on time denotes arrival before a specific time.
    The phrase in time denotes arrival before a specific event.

    That'll do for me

    The train arrived in Hamburg on time which meant we were in time for the party.

    Thanks RonBee
    Last edited by Hamburg; 21-Aug-2006 at 23:43.

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    on time ----> exactly the time of begining that thing
    in time ----> just before.
    after time ----> it's late

    That's what my english teacher has explained to us at the british centre, is it right?

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    Re: In time & On time

    Quote Originally Posted by the player View Post
    on time ----> exactly the time of begining that thing
    in time ----> just before.
    after time ----> it's late

    That's what my english teacher has explained to us at the british centre, is it right?
    I rather like my answer.

    Say:
    That's what my English teacher explained to us (or told us) at the British Centre. Is it right?
    ~R

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    Re: In time & On time

    It's up to you dear RonBee

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