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    That seems to be BE. I would say she can make it there by three, which I think is pretty typical AE.

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    We also use 'make it'.

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    We might say she can be there by three, but I am not so sure of at three.

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    #5
    They're different to me- one sets a limit, the other just gives a possible arrival time.

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    Re: Can

    after modal verbs u must use infinitive without to....(gosh very soon i'll be a gold queen:DDDDD)

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    #7

    Re: Can

    Hi

    Modal verbs are usually followed by short infinitives

    e.g.He can be of help whenever you want.



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    #8

    Re: Can

    i think its be


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    #9

    Re: Can

    yeah me too it`s be


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    #10

    Re: Can

    She can be there is only correct

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