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    Early start and finish time.

    "There is an office whose starting time is 8 AM and finishing time is 5 PM. Seniors of the office are willling to start office early on friday at 7 AM and finish it at 4 PM. Manager announces:- guys we are going to have an early log in and early log off on friday. Please be here on time."

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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    I wouldn't use 'log in/out', unless it's some kind of online job. For example, I work a second job where teams of people do log into a website in order to score tests, in which case we frequently speak of logging in/out. However, in an office setting where people are physically present, 'log in/out' doesn't work.

    I'd say something like "We are going to have an early start on Friday so we can finish early."

    Alternately you could say something like "We're starting and stopping early on Friday."
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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    I wouldn't use "whose" with "an office" at the beginning.

    There is an office where the start time is 8am and the finish time is 5pm.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "There is an office whose starting time is 8 AM and finishing time is 5 PM. Seniors of the office are willling to start office early on friday at 7 AM and finish it at 4 PM. Manager announces:- guys we are going to have an early log in and early log off on friday. Please be here on time."

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    I would write:

    There is an office where the staff start at 8am and finish at 5pm. However, the managers are willing to agree to the staff starting at 7am and finishing at 4pm on Friday. A manager announces "Guys, we are going to start and finish an hour earlier on Friday. Please be here on time, at 7am."
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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    "Your start and finish time have been taken an hour backwards for friday."

    "We are going to have an early start and finish on friday."

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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1. "Your start and finish times have been taken brought forward an hour backwards for Friday."

    2. "We are going to have an early start and finish on Friday."

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    I have corrected sentence 1.
    Sentence 2 was OK but you failed to capitalise "Friday" in both sentences.

    Note that when people do something earlier than planned, we say that the time has been brought forwards. If the staff in your example were being asked to come in at 9am and finish at 6pm, their start and finish times would have been put back an hour.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    "From tommorow onwards we will bring your start time forward an hour."

    "We will put your finish time back an hour."

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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    If they're bringing the start time forward from tomorrow, then everyone will start at 7am from now on.
    If they're putting the finish time back an hour, they will finish at 5pm.

    Note the correct spelling of "tomorrow".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 21-Jul-2016 at 20:15.
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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I have corrected sentence 1.
    Sentence 2 was OK but you failed to capitalise "Friday" in both sentences.

    Note that when people do something earlier than planned, we say that the time has been brought forwards. If the staff in your example were being asked to come in at 9am and finish at 6pm, their start and finish times would have been put back an hour.
    Well, it's the opposite here. For example, when we are forced to change our clocks in the spring we turn them back an hour. In the fall we move them forward an hour.

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    Re: Early start and finish time.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    If they're bringing the start time forward from tomorrow, then everyone will start at 7am from now on.
    If they're putting the finish time back an hour, they will finish at 5pm.

    Note the correct spelling of "tomorrow".
    Could you please tell whether my sentences are correct or not?

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