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English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers$
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Steve Hart

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9789888390755

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001

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Dates and Time Expressions

Dates and Time Expressions

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(p.153) 15 Dates and Time Expressions
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English Exposed
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Steve Hart

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0015

This chapter focuses on using dates and selecting appropriate time phrases for particular situations. It covers general formatting, prepositional selection, and the relevant tense to use. It also explains how certain expressions can date events in sequence.

Keywords:   date format, prepositions, tense, time phrases, nowadays, tense, sequence

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