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    #1

    Expression about a movie schedule

    When I want to talk about movie schedule, which expression is proper?

    "the movie is scheduled at 2pm and 5pm."
    "the movie is available at 2pm and 5pm."

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    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    Welcome to the forum, bebroad.

    No sentence is 'proper' unless it begins with a capital letter.

    Use 'scheduled'.

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    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by bebroad View Post
    "the movie is available at 2pm and 5pm."
    Would it mean the movie is available for sales?

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    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Would it mean the movie is available for sales?
    That is unlikely.

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    #5

    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    The showtimes for the movie are 2.00 and 5.00 pm.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    In BrE, "The film is on at 2pm and 5pm".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    The showtimes for the movie are 2.00 and 5.00 pm.
    I think 'showtime' is uncountable, but I am not a teacher.

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    #8

    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    I think 'shown' is another way to say it.

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    #9

    Re: Expression about a movie schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think 'showtime' is uncountable, but I am not a teacher.
    Time is uncountable but showtime is not. It similar to saying dinnertime or party time.

    This is from a UK website:

    https://www.cineplex.com/Showtimes/a...Date=8/15/2015

    It is also called "session times" in Australia.
    I am not a teacher.

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