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  1. Yourjones
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    Morning, afternoon, evening and night

    Hello

    I wonder if the four time(?) of yesterday, today and tomorrow are:

    Yesterday morning
    Yesterday afternoon
    Yesterday evening
    Last night

    This morning
    This afternoon
    This evening
    Tonight

    Tomorrow morning
    Tomorrow afternoon
    Tomorrow evening
    Tomorrow night

    Thanks

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    Re: Morning, afternoon, evening and night

    Yes, although there is no exact breakdown as to when each period begins/ends.
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    Re: Morning, afternoon, evening and night

    The borderline between morning and afternoon is fixed by the clock -- noon. After that, the other borderlines are variable.

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    Re: Morning, afternoon, evening and night

    I suppose the same technical argument could be made for midnight as the border between night and morning, but even then it's grey when people speak of the noun hour, or the midnight hours, etc.
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    Re: Morning, afternoon, evening and night

    When people are still awake after midnight, they tend to refer to it as night. It is different from "noon".

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    Re: Morning, afternoon, evening and night

    That is perhaps your opinion, but not an absolute.

    It's the same technical difference; the rest is perception and semantics, neither worth continued debate as the OP's original question has been answered.
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