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    Most of the time/most of the times. Are they different?

    I have heard from people that it is not good for health to always keep your cell phone close to your body. Especially when you are not moving around you can place it at a distance where you can hear it when it rings to answer the phone. I don't know if it emits radiation are some waves that are harmful to the body.

    Some people talk for hours on their cell phones without using a hands free. Sorry guys, it may sound like a general discussion topic but I just wanted to give you guys some background information about my question.

    Now the situation is that there is a girl who keeps caring/holding her cell phone in her hand almost every time and her mom wants her not to hold it all the times.

    "My mom asks me not to carry/hold my cell phone in my hand all the time."
    "My mom asks me not to carry/hold my cell phone in my hand all the times."

    Tell me which phrase is best suited in this situation.
    The one with all the time or the one with all the times?

    Also tell me if there is a difference between the two "all the time" and "all the times", because I have heard both. So both might be right but I need your expert opinion.

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    Re: Most of the time/most of the times. Are they different?

    Only "all the time" is correct.
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    Re: Most of the time/most of the times. Are they different?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Only "all the time" is correct.
    Only in this particular situation?
    Last edited by Aamir Tariq; 04-Apr-2016 at 19:42.

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    Re: Most of the time/most of the times. Are they different?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Is that the case only in this particular situation?
    Note my correction above. Get into the habit of writing complete sentences and make sure the first word of every sentence starts with a capital letter.

    "All the time" is the correct phrase in this context. There are contexts in which "all the times" works. Why don't you see if you can think of one?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Most of the time/most of the times. Are they different?

    Additionally, in the above context you can use 'at all times' in place of 'all the time'.

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