The Difference Between On Time Vs

I have sầu an appointment at 8 & I arrive sầu there at 7:55, is it "on time" or "in time"? What about "the niông chồng of time"?


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In time

Suggests that you arrived, or accomplished the desired task, at a time sufficient to be effective sầu. Typically, this means "at or before a deadline."

We finished cleaning the house in time for the guests to lớn arrive sầu.

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A related variation on the phrase "in time" is "in time to" (also "with time to"), and indicates that you arrived or accomplished a task with time remaining, sufficient lớn vì something else.

I finished cooking dinner in time to take a shower before the guests arrived.

We got the kids in bed with time to watch a movie.

On time

Suggests that you arrived, or accomplished the desired task "exactly on schedule."

I arrived on time, at 8:00pm.

Although, the phrase "on time" is often used interchangeably with "in time" & it is probably rare that you would find a context where only one would be understood.


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"In time" means various things but here it would mean with time to vị something. So, something like: "My appointment was a 8, but I arrived at 7:55, in time to lớn wash my face before the meeting".

"On time" means that you arrived when you were supposed to: "My meeting was a 8, but I wasn"t exactly on time, I was 5 minutes early".

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"In the nichồng of time" means without any time khổng lồ spare. "I boarded the train in the nichồng of time, just as the doors were closing".


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I believe that on time means at the planned time: neither late nor early.

For example, say you have sầu class at 8 a.m., & you show up at 8 a.m. You would be on time.

However, in time means with enough time lớn spare.

For example:

He is lucky the ambulance arrived in time. If it had arrived any later, he would have sầu died.


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"On time" implies keeping fixed schedule; example, if the office hour is 8:00 am and you always arrive in office at 8:00 am, then you are always on time. It also means keeping a planned schedule.

"In time" implies an sự kiện that was not planned or scheduled,example, if rebels are about khổng lồ kill someone và you arrived just at time of killing the person, then you arrived in time perhaps to save sầu the person. Another example could be, the doctor arrived in time khổng lồ save sầu the dying patient.


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"In time" implies before the exact time or planned time."On time" implies for the exact time (on the watch dot).


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In time means arriving a bit earlier then required time. For instance, I was supposed to attkết thúc a lesson at 10:00 AM, but I arrived at 9:56 AM.

On time means arriving exactly hour or a bit late. For example, I was supposed to lớn attend a lesson at 10:00 AM but I arrived at 10:00 AM or 10:05 AM.


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in time: in short a bit earlier or a bit lateon time: in short neither before nor late but on fix time.


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