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    Complete work

    Hi guys,

    We say "I complete my work till 8" but can we say "I have completed by 8 everyday". If we want to tell about complete action.

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    Re: Complete work

    We do not say 'I complete my work till 8'.

    You can say 'I have completed my work by eight every_day'.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 21-Jun-2014 at 19:45. Reason: Correct minor typo.

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    Re: Complete work

    Rover, your first "by" should be "my".

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    Re: Complete work

    I have completed my work by 8(it is weird for me). It means my work gets completed by 8 everyday but what is problem with "I complete or he completes work by 8". I think its a normal, present simple construction.

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    Re: Complete work

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I have completed my work by 8(it is weird for me). It means my work gets completed by 8 every day [two words] but what is problem with "I complete or he completes work by 8"? I think its a normal, present simple construction.

    That's fine. You had "till 8" in your original, not "by 8."

    I work till 8 pm every day. -- This says your working hours end at 8.

    You can count on me to complete all my work by 8 every day. I compete my work by 8. -- This means you finish your assigned tasks.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 23-Jun-2014 at 18:06. Reason: typo
    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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