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    #1

    Be / come/ get home by 9:00.

    When your child is going out and you want her to come home by 9:00:

    1. Be home by 9:00.
    2. Come home by 9:00.
    3. Get home by 9:00.

    Are they all correct? Which one is more natural?
    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: Be / come/ get home by 9:00.

    All are correct, and all are equally natural. It's purely a matter of personal choice.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: Be / come/ get home by 9:00.

    They're all OK. I'd say #1 is the most natural.

    Note that we'd say 'nine o'clock'.

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