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    Question Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?

    The situation of electricity is worse in our country nowadays. So my question is:
    Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?
    Such as:
    A: No use to come now. Come later because the light has gone.
    B: Okay, for how long does the light go in your area? When will it come? When shall I come to you then?

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    Re: Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nudrat Nazeer View Post
    The situation of electricity is worse in our country nowadays. So my question is:
    Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?
    Such as:
    A: No use to come now. Come later because the light has gone.
    B: Okay, for how long does the light go in your area? When will it come? When shall I come to you then?
    I suppose you are talking about power cuts. When I lived in Rajasthan we had regular power cuts and people said things like, what time does the light come/go in your area. I think that this is perfectly acceptable.

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    Wink Re: Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nudrat Nazeer View Post
    The situation of electricity is worse in our country nowadays. So my question is:
    Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?
    Such as:
    A: No use to come now. Come later because the light has gone.
    B: Okay, for how long does the light go in your area? When will it come? When shall I come to you then?
    I totally agree with Bhai Sahab. We almost always use this way.
    Here is a link for you. Check it out.
    a light is/comes/goes on
    Cheers!

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    Re: Can we use the words COME and GO with the word light?

    Be aware, though, that in most places, the power goes off or out, and comes back on.

    A: Come later because the lights are out now (the power is off now).
    B: Okay, how long is the power usually out for in your area? When will it come back on?

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