Civil, meaning #3.If someone says 'in five minutes, they mean 'in (roughly) five minutes'. They do not normally mean 'in between two and ten minutes'.2. "in" in the future always means "
exactlyafter some time from now on" not "within". But I can barely see "within" but "in". Do native speakers also mean "less then" some specific time as well as "after" when they say "in (some time)"? I mean if you say "in 5 minutes", technically it's " exactly5 minutes after", but does it also imply "less than or after(<=5) minutes"?
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