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    #1

    Which one is correct?

    Both the persons have not come to office till now.
    or
    Both the persons have not come to office upto now.

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    #2

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by ramanji View Post
    Both the persons have not come to the office till now.
    or
    Both the persons have not come to the office up to now.
    Both are acceptable.

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    #3

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Both the persons haven't yet come to the office.

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    rj1948.

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    #4

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by ramanji View Post
    Both the persons have not come to office till now.
    or
    Both the persons have not come to office upto now.
    Neither of the two (persons/people) have come to the office up until now.


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    #5

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Neither of the two (persons/people) have come to the office up until now.

    What is the use of up in the above sentence ?

    Is there any major difference between till and until?

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    #7

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by ramanji View Post
    What is the use of up in the above sentence ?
    from up until. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
    up until is a compound preposition that means the same as until, as in We can stay until [up until] Thursday. Limit it to Conversational and Informal and Semiformal use, and let context make clear the relation (if any) to bedtime; until by itself is more appropriate in most Edited English.

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