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    #1

    I will talk to him in the evening...

    "I will talk to him in the evening."

    "I will talk to him at the evening."

    Though first sentence is widely used, which is correct actually? We only talk for sometime in the evening, not the entire evening. So, isn't using "at" correct here?

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    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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    Re: I will talk to him in the evening...

    'At' is not correct. We can use 'in' or 'during', or we can specify: this evening, tomorrow evening, (on) Wednesday evening.

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    #3

    Re: I will talk to him in the evening...

    You can use "at night" in something like "I always talk to him at night".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I will talk to him in the evening...

    Is "I always talk to him in the night" it same as "I always talk to him at night? Are they interchangeable?

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    Re: I will talk to him in the evening...

    No to both questions.

    '... in the night' means in the small hours when people are normally asleep.

    '... at night' means in the late evening before bedtime.

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