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    afternoon

    Is the sentence correct, when I want to refer to the fact that the day is passing: "It is already afternoon and we've become hungry."?


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    Re: afternoon

    how can I express that the noon has passed?

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    Re: afternoon

    Quote Originally Posted by she's_a_rebel View Post
    Is the sentence correct, when I want to refer to the fact that the day is passing: "It is already afternoon and we've become hungry."?
    "afternoon" means that the noon has passed. Your sentence is o.k., but would be better if you just say "we're hungry" rather than "we've become hungry."

    To show that the day is passing, you could say "It's been a long time since we started, or since the sun came up, it's afternoon already and now we're hungry."

    I am not a teacher.

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