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    much before midday

    Hi

    The postman, who never reached the town much before midday, was cycling along.

    I take it to mean that the postman never got to the town sooner than about noon. So he usually came to town about noon. Is that right?

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    Re: much before midday

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    The postman, who never reached the town much before midday, was cycling along.

    I take it to mean that the postman never got to the town sooner than about noon. So he usually came to town about noon. Is that right?
    That's right.

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