which one is correct ?

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Zoe2008

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1. Can I use "by" for the timing ? or should be used "at"

e.g. I am go to school by evey evening
I have my lunch by 1:00 o'clock every day

2. Can I use "for" for the date ? or should be used "on"

e.g. I have book the tennis for March 30
Please arrange the document to me on March 30
 

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1. Can I use "by" for the timing ? or should be used "at"

e.g. I am go to school by evey evening :cross: I am to be at school by the evening :tick:
I have my lunch by 1:00 o'clock every day :tick:

2. Can I use "for" for the date ? or should be used "on"

e.g. I have book the tennis for March 30 :tick:
Please arrange to get the document to me on March 30 :tick: OR "by March 30" OR "for March 30". All are ok in this context.
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1. Can I use "by" for the timing ? or should be used "at"

e.g. I go to school every evening
I have my lunch at 1:00 o'clock every day

2. Can I use "for" for the date ? or should be used "on"

e.g. I have booked the tennis court for March 30 [on suggests the date the booking was made reather than the date that you wanted to play]

Please send the document to me by March 30

Hope the above corrections help. I'm a Brit, but not a teacher.
 

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notice that on March 30=exactly on that day wheraeas
by March 30=not later than that day
but it could be sooner than that day (March 30);-)
 

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Yes, I agree with Banderas.
Many thanks for clearing the ambiguity.
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Hi Anglika,

Can I say : The good will be ready by 10:00 for March 30

is this correct ? thanks to advice

Regards
Zoe
 

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Hi Anglika,

Can I say : The goods will be ready by 10:00 for March 30

is this correct ? thanks to advice

Regards
Zoe

You can say

The goods will be ready on March 30 by 10:00.
OR
The goods will be ready at 10:00 on March 10
OR
On March 10, the goods will be ready by 10:00
 
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