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    that day/on that day

    When we talk about something we did in the past and we don't know what day it actually was, whether it was Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and so forth.

    You remember, when you came that day when I was going to the airport. But you wanted me to go to your office to sign the contract
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    As far as this sentence is concerned "you came on that day" would sound unnatural to my ears. But do you guys use "on that day" in some other context while you are having a conversation with someone or you just omit "on" and simply use "that day"?

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    Re: that day/on that day

    Use "that day".
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    Re: that day/on that day

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    You remember, when you came that day when I was going to the airport. But you wanted me to go to your office to sign the contract.
    Please rewrite the above in a simpler form. You have written two non-sentences.

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    Re: that day/on that day

    I wrote two extra sentences to make clear in what context I was using "that day".
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Apr-2016 at 10:55. Reason: Deleting quote.

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    Re: that day/on that day

    What you wrote are not sentences.

    Perhaps you meant this:

    Do you remember coming that day when I was going to the airport? You wanted me to go to your office to sign the contract.



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    Re: that day/on that day

    Yes exactly that's what I meant. thanks for the correction.

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    Re: that day/on that day

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Yes, exactly. That's what I meant. Thanks for the correction.
    Starting a sentence with a capital letter must become second nature, Aamir.

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