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

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  • on

    1,508 70.30%
  • by the

    39 1.82%
  • in

    522 24.34%
  • at the

    66 3.08%
  • for the

    10 0.47%
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  1. #31
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    Re: In time & On time

    ( On time ) is the best and most correct answer .

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    Re: In time & On time

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Even with a "missed bus", it is correct to say "on time". :wink:
    I think it is coorect to say that i have reached on time.

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    Re: In time & On time

    O! it isvery nice to use this one. I feel that ireached on time is the correct answer.

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    Smile Re: In time & On time

    Hi!
    I guess it sound better using the expression " on time" due this one means " During the time of....." and " in " means about something located inside. Then if I use the expression "in time", I guess I refer " into the time".

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    Re: In time & On time

    another comparison

    I would be better in time.

    I was home on time.

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    Re: In time & On time

    well ..I'm a new member and this is the first topic I've read ( Is the tense in this sentence correct? )

    I just want to thank you all because of the good information and the explanation..

    P . S . I chose ON time ( It made sense to me )
    Thanks one more time

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    Re: In time & On time

    I think may be in time.I think you should give the correct answer.

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    Re: In time & On time

    Quote Originally Posted by suisui View Post
    I think may be in time.I think you should give the correct answer.
    Well, 70% (so far) have said on time, andI agree with them. You may call that the correct answer if you wish. (You certainly can't go wrong with that one.)



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    Re: In time & On time

    Quote Originally Posted by colloquium View Post
    Yes, I agree.

    "I had a meeting at 3:00 and I managed to get there on time".

    "The rain gradually got worst, I feared I would get soaked, but I made it to my car just in time".



    Hi,
    I just happened to read this and wanted to get sure if this usage is acceptable: ...gradually got "worst" or "worse"?

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    Smile Re: In time & On time

    you managed to reach "on time"
    it means you are punctual

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