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    #1

    Let's chat today..

    Which one is correct?

    lets chat today at sharp 10:00 PM.
    lets chat today at 10:00 PM sharp.

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    #2

    Re: Let's chat today..

    The second. If you start your sentence with a capital letter. And spell "let's" with an apostrophe. It's a contraction of "let us."

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    #3

    Re: Let's chat today..

    I feel a disconnect in the casual word choice of "chat" and the authoritative tone of telling me I better be exactly on time with "sharp."

    If you tell me "10 pm sharp" you are in a position to tell me "you'd better not be late!"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Let's chat today..

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I feel a disconnect in the casual word choice of "chat" and the authoritative tone of telling me I better be exactly on time with "sharp."

    If you tell me "10 pm sharp" you are in a position to tell me "you'd better not be late!"
    My internet friend and I were supposed to be online on a social site and begin our chat at 10:00 PM. My friend had only half hour to chat with me; which, actually didn't happen because I was late. The next morning I sent him a message that we would chat at 10:00 PM sharp.
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    Re: Let's chat today..

    Perhaps you could say "We'll chat tonight. I promise to be there at 10 pm sharp!"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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