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    on seven minutes

    The Inter players hugged Zanetti after every goal, and the Argentine was eventually sent on seven minutes into the second half to a raucous standing ovation.
    http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2...ome-match.html
    What does on seven minutes mean in the above sentence?
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    #2

    Re: on seven minutes

    You must think of it as 'was sent on'...'seven minutes into the second half'.

    The player was introduced onto the pitch in the seventh minute of the second half.

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    #3

    Re: on seven minutes

    What sport is the news talking about?
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    #4

    Re: on seven minutes

    Football/Soccer.

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    #5

    Re: on seven minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    What sport is the news talking about?
    Soccer. You could have found that out by Googling Zanetti, Lazio, InterMilan, Rodrigo Palacio, San Siro, Europa A, Serie A, Walter Mazzarri or just about any other name, team name or proper noun in the article.
    Out of curiosity, why were you reading an article about soccer without even knowing which sport was being covered?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: on seven minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Soccer. You could have found that out by Googling Zanetti, Lazio, InterMilan, Rodrigo Palacio, San Siro, Europa A, Serie A, Walter Mazzarri or just about any other name, team name or proper noun in the article.
    Out of curiosity, why were you reading an article about soccer without even knowing which sport was being covered?
    I am learning to read English newspapers. The news appeared in Taipei Times (May 12, 2014).
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    Re: on seven minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    I am learning to read English newspapers. The news appeared in Taipei Times (May 12, 2014).
    And yet your link went to The Jakarta Post!

    I suggest you read articles about subjects you have at least a passing interest in. It won't be such hard work.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: on seven minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    And yet your link went to The Jakarta Post!

    I suggest you read articles about subjects you have at least a passing interest in. It won't be such hard work.
    I googled the news in order not to need to type the whole article. The original source of the news is AP, Milan, Italy.
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