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  • In Europe, the clocks were switched over to the summer time, so an hour's sleep and breakfast were stolen from me, but the Italians at the station in Mestre had probably ignored this fact and opened their little shop according to winter time, while I already sat on the bus to Treviso.
  • In Europe, the clocks were switched over to the summer time schedule, so an hour's sleep and breakfast were stolen from me, but the Italians at the station in Mestre had probably ignored this fact and opened their little shop according to the winter time schedule, while I was already sat on the bus to Treviso.
  • In the US, we use something called "daylight savings time" from March to October, but I'm not sure what it's called in Europe - the summer time schedule"? You can also say "so I lost out on breakfast and an hour's sleep / rest" (note "to lose out on" something).

May 19, 2017 17:37 Public My morning started at 4:00 ...
alamomme
  • My morning started at 4:00 am when I tried during ten minutes to catch a huge cockroach in my hostel room and silently put an end to his existence with my sneaker.
  • My morning started at 4:00 am when I tried for during ten minutes to catch a huge cockroach in my hostel room and silently put an end to his existence with my sneaker.
  • Great sentence! Use "for" with time, for specific periods - "for a year", "for three days". Use "during" with an event - "during the American revolution", "during my holiday", etc. Here is a good article - https://www.thoughtco.com/preposition-use-for-while-during-1210764

May 19, 2017 17:36 Public My morning started at 4:00 ...

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