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    Arrow late

    Which is correct:

    1-There are people here late for work.
    2-There are people late for work here.

    3-There are people here late.
    4-There are people late here.

    There are people here who are late (for work).

    One could imagine "here" being "a bus" that has been delayed.

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    Re: late

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which is correct:

    1-There are people here late for work.
    2-There are people late for work here.

    3-There are people here late.
    4-There are people late here.

    There are people here who are late (for work).

    One could imagine "here" being "a bus" that has been delayed.

    Do you mean that there is a bus which is delayed and there are people on it who are travelling to work? As a result of the bus being delayed, they will be late for work? Please clarify.

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    Re: late

    Thank you Emsr2d2.

    Well, the sentences are supposed to mean:

    There are people here who are late (for work).

    I was trying to furnish an imaginary context for it.

    A bus-driver might say that to a passenger who is getting out of the bus too slowly.
    The people in this bus are late (for work). Hurry up!

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    Re: late

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Thank you Emsr2d2.

    Well, the sentences are supposed to mean:

    There are people here who are late (for work).

    I was trying to furnish an imaginary context for it.

    A bus-driver might say that to a passenger who is getting out of the bus too slowly.
    The people in this bus are late (for work). Hurry up!
    I might expect the bus driver to say something like "Hurry up! There are people on here who are late for work!" or "Come on! There are people on here who are going to be late for work if you don't hurry up!"

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