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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #16425: On time / In time
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Prepositions [Change theme]
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    On time / In time

    On time

     On time= punctual, not late. If something happens on time, it happens at the time which was planned:

    * The 11.45 train left on time.

    The opposite of on time is late.


    In time

    for something/ to do something= soon enough.

    * Will you be home in time for dinner?

    The opposite of in time is too late.

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    1. The bus was late this morning but it is usually .
    2. The film was supposed to start at 8.30 but it didn't begin .
    3. I like to get up to have a big breakfast before going to work.
    4. We want to start the meeting , so please don't be late.
    5. I've just washed this shirt. I want to wear it this evening, so I hope it will be dry .
    6. The train service is not very good. The trains are rarely .
    7. I nearly missed my flight this morning. I got to the airport just .
    8. I nearly forgot that it was Joe's birthday. Fortunately I remembered .
    9. Why are you never ? You always keep everybody waiting.
    10. I got home to see the football match.

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