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    in/on time...

    Hello! Could you help me,please? What is the difference in these two sencences?

    1-He returned in time.
    2-He returned on time.

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    Re: in/on time...

    Quote Originally Posted by flatron View Post
    Hello! Could you help me,please? What is the difference in these two sencences?

    1-He returned in time.
    2-He returned on time.
    In general, they are both used to say the same thing, but there is a nuance of meaning, #1 means that he returned at or before the time he was supposed to. #2 means that he returned at the exact time that he was supposed to.

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    Re: in/on time...

    thanks a lot...

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