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    in the afternoon

    Are these sentences correct:

    1) In the last two days, I have had only three hours of sleep, this afternoon.

    2) Today, I have had only three hours of sleep, in the afternoon.

    I think the commas are necessary. Maybe a dash would be better.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: in the afternoon

    They are both unnatural.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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