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    #1

    word order

    Should there be a special word order in the answer to the question "What were you doing at 10 minutes to nine yesterday?"

    Yesterday I was coming to school at 10 minutes to nine.
    Yesterday at 10 minutes to nine I was coming to school.
    I was coming to school yesterday at 10 minutes to nine.
    I was coming to school at 10 minutes to nine yesterday.

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    Re: word order

    All of your suggestions are possible. I would probably use either the fourth or At ten (minutes) to nine yesterday I was coming to school.

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