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    #1

    by night

    They usually travel by night.
    Means:
    1. Until night: before night: during the day?
    or
    2. At night: in night
    ?
    Last edited by atabitaraf; 24-Jul-2012 at 02:25. Reason: typo: they

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    #2

    Re: by night

    1

    Although some years ago when I saw this sentence for the first time I thought 2 is the true meaning but grammatically I think 'by' when attached to a time-expression means until.

    Still in doubt however!

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    #3

    Re: by night

    Can you find the appropriate definition here?

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