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    at the latest

    Hi there,

    Is it correct?

    The course will finish at 6.00 pm at the latest.

    Many thanks

    pete

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    Re: at the latest

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    Is it correct?

    The course will finish at 6.00 pm at the latest.

    Many thanks

    pete
    ''courses'' are usually considered to finish on specific days or dates. The course will finish on friday. The course will finish on October 14th.


    ''classes'' and ''lessons'' finish at a certain time. This (class)(lesson) will finish at 6:00 pm at the latest.

    However, it is possible to say, 'The course will finish at 6:00 pm (at the latest).', especially if it is a one-day course. Is that what you mean, or do you mean 'The class will finish at 6:00 pm at the latest.'?
    Last edited by 2006; 30-Sep-2007 at 08:55.

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