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    Boarding time

    Hi guys,

    We used to board office cab at 9 but from monday onwards we have to board at 8. So what can we say, "Our boarding time is going to be early from monday onwards"?

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    #2

    Re: Boarding time

    We don't "Board" a car usually.
    Monday starts with a capital letter.
    Starting Monday, we have to catch the cab an hour earlier.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: Boarding time

    So, do we use "Board" for trains, plains etc only. we can't say I boarded a taxi, car or autoricksha. So what can we say.

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    Re: Boarding time

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So, do we use "Board" for trains, plains etc only. we can't say I boarded a taxi, car or autoricksha. So what can we say.
    Please edit your post for correct capitalisation and punctuation.

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    Re: Boarding time

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So, do we use "Board" for trains, plains etc only. we can't say I boarded a taxi, car or autoricksha. So what can we say.
    In post #2, Barb has told you that we can "catch" a cab, which is quite natural in your context. We also "get into" a car or taxi. I imagine we would do the same with an autoricksha.

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    #6

    Re: Boarding time

    I imagine we put a "w" on the end of "autorickshaw."

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    #7

    Re: Boarding time

    All of my Indian friends "take an autorickshaw", tufguy.

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    #8

    Re: Boarding time

    I am not a teacher.

    As for the part of your question about the time being changed from 9 o'clock to 8 o'clock, we would normally say that the (boarding) time has been "brought forward".

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