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    #1

    He is punctual.

    Hi,

    He goes to school. He is punctual.

    Is the combination correct?
    He goes to school with punctuality.

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    Re: He is punctual.

    He is punctual to school.
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    #3

    Re: He is punctual.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    He is punctual to school.
    That doesn't sound natural. I can't think of a graceful way to combine the two sentences. Write ​He arrives at school punctually every day.
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    Re: He is punctual.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    That doesn't sound natural. I can't think of a graceful way to combine the two sentences. Write ​He arrives at school punctually every day.
    How about:

    He is punctual for school everyday.
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    #5

    Re: He is punctual.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    How about:

    He is punctual for school everyday.

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    #6

    Re: He is punctual.

    "Punctual for" has been used here:

    http://fraze.it/n_search.jsp?q=punctual+for&l=0
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    Re: He is punctual.

    'Always be punctual for an interview.'── quoted from Oxford.
    'She’s always very punctual for appointments.'── quoted from Longman.
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    Re: He is punctual.

    In post #5, Rover marked "He is punctual for school everyday" as wrong. He was right to do so. The correct ending is "every day" (two words). There is nothing wrong with "He is punctual for school".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He is punctual.

    I think the wrong part should have been marked in red, so that readers would know it is what the thumbs-down icon refers to.
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