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    Question at anytime / anytime / at any time

    Dictionaries say:

    anytime: (adv) at a time which is not or does not need to be decided or agreed

    at any time: (prepositional phrase) ever Parking is not allowed here at any time


    Please correct me if I'm wrong
    1) both are synonymous because the prepositional phrase basically functions as an adverb like anytime/ever.
    2) The above sentence can be: Parking is not allowed here anytime.
    3) There is not 'at anytime' because you need to have a noun/pronoun/noun phrase/noun clause after a preposition; an adverb alone won't do!

    Very many thanks!


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    Default Re: at anytime / anytime / at any time

    could someone please share what you think? thanks

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    Default Re: at anytime / anytime / at any time

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedwonny View Post
    could someone please share what you think? thanks
    I haven't posted in this thread so far because, as far as I am concerned, there is no word 'anytime'. I was waiting to see if anybody claimed that there was.

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    Default Re: at anytime / anytime / at any time

    It's listed in 27 dictionaries, 5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It's listed in 27 dictionaries, 5.
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