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    #1

    regarless whether i leave at 6pm or 6:30pm

    Scenario:
    The traffic is very bad during the rush hours.
    If I leave work at 6pm, I will arrive home at 7pm.
    If I leave work at 6:30pm, I will arrive home at 7pm as well.


    I want to express the above idea in one sentence. Here is my try:


    I will arrive home at the same time regardless if I leave work at 6pm or 6:30pm.


    Is this expression correct? Is there a better way or a more American way of saying this?

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    #2

    Re: regarless whether i leave at 6pm or 6:30pm

    The British English version would be: I will arrive home at the same time regardless of if whether I leave work at 6pm or 6:30pm.

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    #3

    Re: regarless whether i leave at 6pm or 6:30pm

    Or: 'I will arrive home at the same time whether I leave work at . . . .'

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: regarless whether i leave at 6pm or 6:30pm

    If you're only talking about bad traffic in the evening (as you seem to be) your original post should have said "rush hour" not "hours".

    Even if the commuter traffic is heavy from 6pm until 9pm (three hours), we still refer to it as "rush hour​".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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