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    Hi all

    I want to say I worked three nights until 5 am every day.

    Can I use overnight in the sentence? e.g.:

    I have worked overnight for three days.

    is there a better way to say that?

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    Gdzack, If I were writting the sentence, I would wor it as either “I’ve worked through the night”; or “I worked all night till…”

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    Quote Originally Posted by poorboy_9 View Post
    Gdzack, If I were writting the sentence, I would wor it as either “I’ve worked through the night”; or “I worked all night till…”
    Thanks poorboy. I would like to say I've worked through three nights, is that OK? Because I want to stress that there is not only one night.

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    Gdzack, try "I've worked through three consecutive nights" (if they were in a row)..or...
    "I've worked through the night three times."
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    Quote Originally Posted by gdzack View Post
    Hi all

    I want to say I worked three nights until 5 am every day.

    Can I use overnight in the sentence? e.g.:

    I have worked overnight for three days.

    is there a better way to say that?
    What about?

    Ex: I've worked until 5 a.m. for the past three nights!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    What about?

    Ex: I've worked until 5 a.m. for the past three nights!
    Saying it that way does not stress that it was overnight. It could have been only from 3 a.m. to 5.

    I have worked three consecutive overnight shifts from 8:00 p.m to 5:a.m.

    I am not a teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post

    I am not a teacher.

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