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Earlier that day...



sirhaj
Malaysia

Earlier that day...
 
Hello everybody!!!

Is this phrase correct? "earlier that day"

Where were you earlier that day?

Where were the shoes earlier that day?

I hope any of you can help, Happy New Year!!!

Sirhajwan

3 Jan 2014      





MarionG
Netherlands

Sounds fine to me.

3 Jan 2014     



yanogator
United States

Yes, it īs good. Here īs a context in which it would be used.
 
A:  I went to the market Tuesday afternoon.
B: Oh, where were you earlier that day?
 
Bruce

3 Jan 2014     



MoodyMoody
United States

As Bruce implies, to use "earlier that day," both the speaker and listener need to think about the same day. Another possible context is a police interrogation.

3 Jan 2014     



sirhaj
Malaysia

Thank you everybody!!!

3 Jan 2014