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    A Question About "early"

    Hi, guys..

    Could you please take a look at the sentence below?

    Renovations to the stairway in the building's main lobby are finished early.

    The use of "early" sounds awkward?

    It it is, how can I fix it correctly?

    Thank you in advance ^^

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    Re: A Question About "early"

    It's the verb tense rather than 'early' that's awkward.

    The renovation work on the stairway finished/was completed early.
    The renovation work on the stairway has finished/been completed early.

    You could say 'earlier than projected/planned/estimated' if you wished.

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    Re: A Question About "early"

    Thank u so much. It's a lot helpful.

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