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What's different between 'within 10mins' and ' in 10mins'? What's different between 'within 10mins' and ' in 10mins'?

For example

-- I will arrive in/within 10mins

Nov 23, 2017 10:30 PM
Answers · 8
If something is going to occur "within 10 minutes" then it can occur sooner than 10 minutes, or it can take up to 10 minutes. If something is happening "in 10 minutes" then it should happen at the tenth minute mark and no sooner.
November 23, 2017
Thanks :)
November 24, 2017
"I will arrive in 10 minutes" means that you will arrive at exactly (or close to) 10 minutes. "I will arrive within 10 minutes" means that you will arrive at any time leading up to 10 minutes, but not past 10 minutes. I hope this helped!
November 23, 2017
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