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    When to use till or until?

    Please explain with examples.

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    Actually, it's you who should provide examples for us to comment on.

    However, your title has enabled the system to find some Similar Threads below. See the last of them, and ask again if you have any specific questions.

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    You don't need either word until you want to use it in a sentence. What do you want to say?

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    For example: I am not going to pay the rent until my landlord fixes the plumbing.
    I am not going to pay the rent till my landlord fixes the plumbing.
    Is the first sentence has the same meaning of the second one? Why/ Why not?

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    #5

    Re: When to use till or until?

    My question means is there any difference between till and until?

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    Quote Originally Posted by selwan View Post
    For example: I am not going to pay the rent until my landlord fixes the plumbing.
    I am not going to pay the rent till my landlord fixes the plumbing.
    Does the first sentence have the same meaning as the second one? Why/ Why not?
    Yes, they mean the same thing. (I don't know if there even is an answer to Why.​)

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    I've been learning English for only three months, So I don't speak English fluently.

    I mean if there is a difference between till and until, Why do they mean the same thing?

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    Quote Originally Posted by selwan View Post
    I've been learning English for only three months, so I don't speak English fluently.

    I mean if there is a difference between till and until, why do they mean the same thing?
    I think you have answered your own question. (Only three months? You must be a genius.)

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    Quote Originally Posted by selwan View Post
    Why do they mean the same thing?
    They mean the same in this context because they are synonyms. Some exceptions are listed in the similar thread I directed you to, so they are not always interchangeable.

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    Re: When to use till or until?

    You're right. Anyway I've known the answer.

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