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    #1

    By the time

    Can I say:
    By 6 o'clock, I had done all the exercises
    ?

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    #2

    Re: By the time

    For sure

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    #3

    Re: By the time

    Hi belly_ttt,

    There is a brief partiucularization:

    by 5:30 p.m. = not later than 5:30 p.m.

    Regards.

    V.

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