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    Question about an english expression

    If I say, the express bus runs every half hour.

    It may mean that the bus comes 4:10, 4:40, 5:10....

    Am I right?

    But if the bus comes 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, how can I express it?

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    Re: Question about an english expression

    the bus comes once an hour/ every hour. Maube.

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    Re: Question about an english expression

    thank you for your answer.

    But what I was trying to say is that...

    The bus comes 4:30, 5:30, 6:30...

    I mean.. if i say "the bus runs every hour", it may mean 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 as

    well.. I hope you understand what I am trying to say...

    Do you have any other suggestion?

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    Re: Question about an english expression

    "On the half-hour" is one possibility; or "at half past the hour"; or "thirty minutes past the hour".

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    Re: Question about an english expression

    I'd say it runs once an hour, on the half-hour.

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