[General] About Written Format Of Time

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lovecindy

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Hi, there.:)
I would like to ask you a question about the written format of time, which one is right, 4.30 or 4:30? Should a dot or a colon be used?
 

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Hi, there.:)
I would like to ask you a question about the written format of time, which one is right, 4.30 or 4:30? Should a dot or a colon be used?
Use a colon.
 

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Hi, there.:)
I would like to ask you a question about the written format of time, which one is right, 4.30 or 4:30? Should a dot or a colon be used?

Use a dot.
 

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As with so many things, this is a matter of style, and style will change depending on where you are and who your audience is.

In the US, it's 4:30.

Apparently, in the UK, it's 4.30.

The latter would look wrong to me. I guess my version would look wrong to Rover.
 
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