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    at OR by

    ........ 9 o'clock, I had already taken the placement test, registered for class, and bought my books.

    In this black above, which one is better to be used? 'at' or 'by'?
    Does it make any difference?

    Thank you.

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    Re: at OR by

    As all these things had been done, 'by' is the natural choice.

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    Re: at OR by

    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    In this black above,
    Your whole post was in black, by the way!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: at OR by

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Your whole post was in black, by the way!

    Sorry I typed fast, it should have been 'blank'.

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    Re: at OR by

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    As all these things had been done, 'by' is the natural choice.
    Dear Piscean,
    Is it grammatically correct to use 'at' by the way? Or is it wrong?
    Thank you

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    Re: at OR by

    It's not incorrect, but 'by' is more natural.

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