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    What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    What time is the class today?

    We say this but can we also use these sentences to ask about the daily schedule of something? Like "What time is the movie on TV?" To ask what time are movies shown on TV every day.

    Please check.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    You can, but you might want to indicate that you are talking about a daily time slot to make it clear.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    If the movie is shown at the same every day then it makes sense to say: "What time is the movie on TV?"

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    Tdol is right of course, but context will usually give you the information you need.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Tdol is right of course, but context will usually give you the information you need.
    Okay, so we can say "what time is the class every day?" Is it correct?

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    Well, you would probably only ask the question once. Anyhow, "What time does the class start?" should do just fine.

    If we are talking about a real life situation, the class times should be printed on a schedule somewhere.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

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    Okay, so we can say "what time is the class every day?" Is it correct?
    Yes, that's grammatically correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Okay, so we can say "what time is the class every day?" Is it correct?
    Tufguy, you didn't form the first question in this post right. As written, it's a statement. That's fine, but you have to remove the question mark. You have to invert the subject and verb if you want it to be a question.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    The question mark belongs to "What time is the class every day?" As written, it's correct - it belongs with the question inside the quotation marks. As long as Tufguy did not intend the whole first part to be a question, it's correctly constructed and punctuated.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What time is the ABC movie on TV?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The question mark belongs to "What time is the class every day?" As written, it's correct - it belongs with the question inside the quotation marks. As long as Tufguy did not intend the whole first part to be a question, it's correctly constructed and punctuated.
    Oops, I misread the sentence. For some reason I saw the question mark as outside of the quote.

    Sorry, Tufguy.
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