Heidi
Which are ok?You’re expected to arrive a bit earlier/early/late/later Thanks
Oct 15, 2018 12:39 PM
Hi Heidi, This is a bit clever and also an interesting example for all. You're is "you are" and not "you were". Therefore Late and early are the appropriate answers. You are expected to arrive a bit early. You were expected to arrive a bit earlier. You're expected to arrive a bit early. Same applies with late. I hope this helps, Stephen
October 15, 2018
They are all correct, depending on the context. "Arrive early/late" is useful when discussing a journey, it implies that you will arrive earlier or later than the planned/required time. "Arrive earlier/later" is only useful if you have already mentioned some reference time which you will arrive before or after. For example: "I will arrive at 10, on the express train. You will arrive later." The second sentence could be expanded to "You will arrive later than that" (or similar).
October 15, 2018
Heidi
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English