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    Past 1:30.

    If it's 2 pm.

    Can we say "It's past 1:30 pm" or "It's more than 1:30 pm".

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    Re: Past 1:30.

    Why not just say "It's 2 pm"?
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    Re: Past 1:30.

    But we can't always say it's 2 pm or 3 pm. So please tell are my sentences correct, if not then what would be the correct formation?, Please tell.

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    Re: Past 1:30.

    If you know what time it is, say it.
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    Re: Past 1:30.

    You miss your train, you look at your watch and say," It's gone 1.30 so we've missed the second one too." That's a BrE expression. But it's a rather obscure situation.
    We would also say after 1.30 in that situation; because 1.30 is a time we're thinking about- the time the train went.

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