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Do I need to put "in" in the sentence? My train is this afternoon. My train is in this afternoon. Do I need "in"? Is the sentence idiomatic? Thanks.
Aug 8, 2019 8:07 AM
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Thank you so much, Gray.
August 8, 2019
As Nathan says, you should use either "in the" or just "this." Don't use "in this." To describe something that happens at a certain time of day, you can say "in the morning/in the afternoon/in the evening." If it's happening today, you can also say "this morning/this afternoon/this evening."
August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019
"My train is this afternoon" is correct but fairly casual. If you want to use "in" you could say "My train is in the afternoon." That would be slightly more proper.
August 8, 2019
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