[General] At all times or at all the times.

arjitsharma

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Which one is correct?
1.At all times.
2.At all the times.
I have seen both of them used.
 

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Neither one is a complete sentence. However, I can tell you that "at all the times" is certainly wrong in almost every context (I could come up with a convoluted one but it would be part of a longer phrase and I don't think it's what you're getting at).

I think perhaps you've seen "at all times" and "all the time".
 

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In what contexts should I say "at all the time", at all times, and all the times?
 

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Like ems said, don't worry about "at all the times". "All the time" is sort of equivalent to "always". You will see "at all times" in a command such as "parking permit required at all times".
 

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As always, what's the wider context? Something that is right in one context may be wrong in another.
 
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