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  1. Natsha001
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    Hi,


    Is this sentence correct :

    He was supposed to meet us earlier but he couldn't finish work at the time.


    I mean to say 'He couldn't finish work at the time he was supposed to finish it'


    Can I use 'at the time' here? or what shall I write instead of it?


    Thanks

  2. #2

    Re: At the time

    Hi Natasha,


    I think you could use 'on time' ...ie:he was supposed to meet us earlier but he didn't finish work on time.


    I am not so sure ,though.



    Take care

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    Re: At the time

    Yes, I like "on time" too.

    MrP

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