About the time - Good evening?

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Anyone can tell me the time?

From what time to what time, we can say, "good evening"?

From what time to what time, we can say, "good night"? or "good morning?
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Good question!
Since I usually have this one wrong, I'll attempt an answer and wait for somebody to correct me.

Good morning: from dawn to midday
Good afternoon: from midday to sunset or sixish [that would be around 6:00 pm]
Good evening: from sunset [or sixish] to bedtime

As I said previously, I often had it wrong. When I was staying in the UK, I often caught myself saying "good morning" at 1-2 pm because where I live it works quite differently. Needless to say, sometimes I received a look of disapproval. Emotion: big smile, so wait for a native's confirmation, ok? Emotion: wink
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TanitGood morning: from dawn to midday
Good afternoon: from midday to sunset or sixish [that would be around 6:00 pm]
Good evening: from sunset [or sixish] to bedtime
These definitions sound entirely reasonable to me.
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Thanks. Can you tell me the exact time? Then, I can confirm with it.

How about "good night"?
Anyone can tell me the exact time?
No, because there is no exact time. In the winter when the sun sets at 4:30 in the afternoon, then "good evening" might be appropriate as early as 5 p.m. In the summer, when the sun sets at 9:30, 5 might still be "afternoon."

Six is a reasonable dividing line, if the sun is still up.
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Anonymous:

I think till 12 Noon is Good Morning

and 12- 4Pm is Good After noon

after 4 Pm is Good Evening.

Anonymous

I think till 12 noon is Good Morning

and 12- 4 pm is Good Afternoon

after 4 pm is Good Evening.


4 pm is too early for "good evening," even in the winter. The prior suggestion of 6 pm is reasonable.
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Anonymous:
thanx for the information

but i have a question ( what we say after midnight 12.00 (00.00)

because right now i am on duty and its my first time that i am working after middnight ..

so plz help before my phone ringing....................

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