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    It is time to recess.

    I think two sentences are correct in grammatical point, don't I? If both of them are correct , which one is used more common in conversation? Thanks a lot.

    1) It is time for recess.
    2) It is time to recess.

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    Re: It is time to recess.

    Quote Originally Posted by Son Ho View Post
    I think ​these two sentences are correct in grammatical point grammatically correct, don't I aren't they? If both of them are correct[no space here], which one is used more commonly in conversation?

    1) It is time for recess.
    2) It is time to recess.
    They are both correct. I was going to say the first is more common, but this ngram surprised me.

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    #3

    Re: It is time to recess.

    This gives a different picture. Note however, how few citations the graph is based on.

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    Re: It is time to recess.

    I imagine to recess is used in science and engineering. It barely exists in other contexts.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: It is time to recess.

    Courts and parliaments recess.

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    #6

    Re: It is time to recess.

    If I was in elementary school, it would be time for recess after lunch. The kids get to go outside and run around and play.

    If I was in Congress, it would be time to recess after I put in a grueling 3 day work week.

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