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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  08/FEV/2021 1:27 AM
Assunto:  EVERY OTHER HOUR
 
Mensagem:  Not exactly that.

Let´s think, every  hour would be 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00.
Every other hour skip every second hour, so 1:00, 3:00, 5:00.

Every two hours would be 1:00 plus 2:00 hours so it would be 3:00, next time would be 5:00.

Technically it is the same, but let´s think of every two days.
If we begin at 00:00 [ 12:00 PM ], Feb, on day 8, then every other day doesn´t necessarily has to be On 00:00 of the 10th day. 
We see that in general statements like "I work every other day" or something like that. Meaning "day on, day off". 


With Every two days, it adds a degree of precision, the event would be repeated on
day 10, at the same time (hour) or so.

But it´s me, others may follow a different reasoning. Sometimes both ways can be interchangeable, after all.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
EVERY OTHER HOUR  –  Ella  01/FEV/2021, 1:15 PM
 EVERY OTHER HOUR  –  PPAULO  08/FEV/2021, 1:27 AM
EVERY OTHER HOUR  –  PPAULO  08/FEV/2021, 1:32 AM
PPAULO  –  Ella  17/FEV/2021, 9:08 AM
Ella  –  PPAULO  19/FEV/2021, 1:54 PM

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