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    #1

    time

    Hi.
    Can someone tell me what is the difference between "you have 10 minutes to complete your task" and "you have 10 minutes left to complete your task".

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    Re: time

    The first suggests that the total time allowed is ten minutes. The second suggests that a longer time was initially allowed but there are only ten minutes of that time remaining.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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