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    How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    If I get to Manhattan and back every day from Florid it will take me 3:30 to 4 hours but if I get to California and back from Florida it will take me 2:00 to 2:30 hours. How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    If I commute daily from Florida to Manhattan (is it correct to specify the name of the destination?) it will take me 3:30 to 4 hours but if I commute to California from Florida it will take me 2:00 to 2:30 hours. How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?


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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    I don't understand what you mean by hours gap.

    Please come up with a question that someone might really ask. Nobody commutes from the New York City borough of Manhattan to anywhere in the state of Florida, nor from Manhattan, Kansas, nor from any other place called Manhattan.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Also, nobody would say to Manhattan from Florida. It's possible they would say to New York from Miami (for example). However, more likely is from Miami to New York.

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I don't understand what you mean by hours gap.

    Please come up with a question that someone might really ask. Nobody commutes from the New York City borough of Manhattan to anywhere in the state of Florida, nor from Manhattan, Kansas, nor from any other place called Manhattan.
    I am not aware of the geographical location of these cities. I am just using their names for examples.

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Also, nobody would say to Manhattan from Florida. It's possible they would say to New York from Miami (for example). However, more likely is from Miami to New York.
    If I get to Miami and back every day from New York it will take me 3:30 to 4 hours but if I get to California and back from Florida it will take me 2:00 to 2:30 hours. How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    If I commute daily from Miami to New York (is it correct to specify the name of the destination?) it will take me 3:30 to 4 hours but if I commute to California from Florida it will take me 2:00 to 2:30 hours. How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I don't understand what you mean by hours gap.

    Please come up with a question that someone might really ask. Nobody commutes from the New York City borough of Manhattan to anywhere in the state of Florida, nor from Manhattan, Kansas, nor from any other place called Manhattan.
    I need to say it in real that is why I am asking you.

    "Hours gap" means the difference of time. Going from first place (Miami) to second (New York) takes 4:00 hours and going from third place to fourth takes 2:00 hours of time. So, the gap is of two hours between both journeys.

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Say:

    If I go from New York to Miami every day it will take three and a half to four hours travel time.

    There is no such thing as a trip from Florida to California. Also, it's a math question, not a language question. (It's simple subtraction.)

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Not only is it correct to specify the destination, it is necessary.

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I need to say it in real that is why I am asking you.

    "Hours gap" means the difference of time. Going from first place (Miami) to second (New York) takes 4:00 hours and going from third place to fourth takes 2:00 hours of time. So, the gap is of two hours between both journeys.
    OK. A more natural way to say it might be:

    What's the difference in time?

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    Re: How many hours gap is there between these two journeys?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    If I go from New York to Miami every day ...
    I think the OP means 'going from New York to Miami and coming back' according to the following:
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    If I get to Miami and back every day from New York ...
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