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I always get up at five o’clock in the morning. The first bus leaves at 5:41 in the morning.

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When we state in a sentence the time of an appointment or a departure, we use at, not to.

In date books and schedules, always write the time in numbers. SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY

9:30 Dentist 10:30 Go to bank, post office, and supermarket 12:00 Meet David for lunch In informal writing, you can express time in whole hours with or without “:00”. If the meaning is clear, you can also omit o’clock.

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When saying the time written with “:00”, you do not need to say anything for “:00”. Just state the hour and o’clock if it’s needed for clarity. You see: 9:00 You say:

Here are some common ways of saying the time:

Correct Your English Errors Tim Collins  

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad...

Correct Your English Errors Tim Collins  

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad...

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