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Thread starter natkretep Start date Mar 8, Plans later if not let s meet up used the sentence 'Let's meet plsns 5 o'clock' yesterday when arranging to meet up with. He commented that he thought that the preposition was strange. I think that when I say 'for 5 o'clock' I mean 'for a 5 o'clock start'. Now I'm left wondering whether this sounds strange to many English speakers too or would my meaning be understood?
I also say things like 'Dinner is at 7.
You might occasionally hear "Let's plan for a 5: If someone said "Let's plan for Last edited: Mar 8, Thanks, ewie! I was beginning to think that I was the Martian. And, yes, that's what I meant when I said, 'Let's meet for 5 o'clock. It looks as if this is only BE and not AE. Maybe other people could confirm this?
I agree with Ewie. As for " My American English perspective: If you said "Let's meet for 5 o'clock," I wouldn't have the slightest idea what you meant. Well, I would nowafter reading this thread!Hot Sexy Date Park Falls Wisconsin
For your meaning, we would say something like, "Let's meet a little before 5. Rival said: Nunty Modified Jerusalem.
I am xxx women Birmingham with "at 7: I'm plajs it is still common in BE because I find it both precise and charming. I forgot to address that one: After reading the thread, I'm still not sure what "Dinner is at 7: We use the colon for time in the US.
Does it mean we are expected to show up at 7, and be served at 7: Does it mean we meet somewhere at 7, so we can travel to the place we are having dinner and get there by plans later if not let s meet up Or could it mean either or something else depending on context?
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It's not a phrase I've ever heard. I'm not sure that all BE speakers would detect a difference in meaning between "Let's meet for five o'clock" and "Let's meet at five o'clock". The version with "for" smacks of middle-class dinner parties to me "seven for girls panish and I seriously wonder chinese pussy fucked someone from "lower" on the social scale would realise that the version with "for" implied some sort of preliminary business.
Mar 9, VicNicSor Banned Russia. This thread has been added to an existing plans later if not let s meet up. The receptionist: BBC video I'd expect to see you'll need to be here at seven o'clock tomorrow. The meeting has been timed for seven o'clock.
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Last edited by a moderator: Mar 24, Glasguensis Signal Modulation France. This is a perfectly acceptable usage. It means that the latest you can be there is seven o'clock, as opposed to having personals iso appointment at seven o'clock.
Glasguensis said: VikNikSor said: Thank you for the answers. But I don't understand -- is it the only meaning the "for" conveys here?
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No purpose or anything? Dictionaries don't give such a meaning Sparky Malarky Moderator Indiana.
This must be a strictly British mode of expression. As an American, this seems completely incorrect to iff. From my perspective, it doesn't even make any sense.
Andygc Senior Member Devon. Absolutely standard BE.
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It means the same as "You'll need to be here at meet o'clock tomorrow to pick up your tools. Andygc said: Mahantongo Senior Member English U. You seem to disagree a little with Glasguensis who, as I understand, means that "for" here plans later if not let s meet up used as opposed to "at" I am another American who finds "be here for 7: I would use 'by' to express the idea that 7: As Andy explains it, BE's "7: To express this idea we say something like: Meeting at 7: Thanks to everyone for the answers.
If it's to someone's home, it means "Get here noot round 7. Any earlier than 7 and I'll still be in the shower; any later than 7.
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Quite different from "Get here at 7. I love the idea of this convention but I've never seen or heard it. It's very clever. Cagey said: Keith Bradford said: You must log in or register to reply .