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    #1

    Cool at around?

    Hi,

    Is the following passage correct?

    "... so you will probably be back at around 05 PM"

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    #2

    Re: at around?

    You don't need the "at."

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    #3

    Re: at around?

    I don't know why it sounds strange to me

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    #4

    Re: at around?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    You don't need the "at."
    ...and you don't need the '0'.

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    #5

    Re: at around?

    The "at" is not wrong, we just wouldn't normally include it.

    "So you'll be back around 5pm" is fine.

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    #6

    Re: at around?

    o??

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    #7

    Re: at around?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    o??
    No, 0

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    #8

    Re: at around?

    You don't need the zero before the five. We don't say at 05pm, we say 5pm. You would only use the zero if you were using the 24-hour clock and then 5pm wouldn't have a zero at the beginning, it would be 1700hrs.

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