shift window starts at 2 PM and ends at 10 PM

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1) If somebody says to me that I have to work from 2 PM to 10 PM every day so can I say I used to work this shift window earlier as well?

2) Can we say "for this job shift window starts at 2 PM and ends at 10 PM" or "for this job shift window is 2 PM to 10 PM"?
 

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1) If somebody says to me that I have to work from 2 PM to 10 PM every day so can I say ....
You can't use "so" as a conjunction in a sentence that begins with "if". We've told you this many times before. Stop it.
 

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For this job, the shift [STRIKE]window[/STRIKE] starts at 2 PM and ends at 10 PM.
Where did you get the idea of using "window" with "shift" from?
 

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Where did you get the idea of using "window" with "shift" from?

I saw an e-mail that had "shift window" written in it.
 

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You can't use "so" as a conjunction in a sentence that begins with "if". We've told you this many times before. Stop it.

1) If somebody says to me that I have to work from 2 PM to 10 PM every day can I say I used to work this shift earlier as well?

2) Can we say "for this job shift starts at 2 PM and ends at 10 PM" or "for this job shift is 2 PM to 10 PM"?

Are these sentences correct now?

So what does "shift window" actually mean?
 

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1) If somebody [STRIKE]says to[/STRIKE] tells me that I have to work from 2 PM to 10 PM every day​, can I say I used to work this shift earlier as well?
The underlined part makes no sense. What are you trying to say?

2) Can we say "For this job, the shift starts at 2 PM and ends at 10 PM" or "For this job, the shift is 2 PM to 10 PM"?
With my corrections above, they are both OK, although I'd write "2pm" and "10pm".

Are these sentences correct now? See above.

So what does "shift window" actually mean?
It means nothing to me. You seem to be the only person who has seen it. No one here was familiar with it. You would have to ask the person who wrote it wherever you saw it.

See above.
 

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See above.

1) If somebody tells me that I have to work from 2 PM to 10 PM every day, can I say I used to work this shift earlier as well (I mean I used to work same shift when I worked with my previous company. There as well shift started at 2 PM and ended at 10 PM)?
 

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1) If somebody tells me that I have to work from 2 PM to 10 PM every day, can I say "I used to work this shift earlier as well"? I mean I used to work the same shift when I worked with my previous company. There, [STRIKE]as well[/STRIKE] the shift also started at 2 PM and ended at 10 PM.
Try:
I worked the same shift in my previous job.
 

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Try:
I worked the same shift in my previous job.

Can I also say "my previous company had the same shift as this company"?
 

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But that doesn't say anything about you working that shift.
 

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Can I also say "my previous company had the same shifts as this company"?
You can if you mean that both companies have shifts that run from 2pm to 10pm. I pluralized "shifts" because the companies probably have more than one. For example, some of their staff probably work normal nine-to-five shifts.
 
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