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Josh: What is wrong with your alarm clock? It sets itself to two hours earlier than what I set

Mary: The last time I used it, it still worked. You must have broken my alarm! Christmas is coming. You know what to do. Emotion: smile

Please correct any grammatical mistakes and unidiomatic sentences.

Thanks in advance!
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Hi,







Josh: What is wrong with your alarm clock? It sets itself to two hours earlier than what I set

Mary: The last time I used it, it still worked. You must have broken my alarm! Christmas is coming. You know what to do.





Josh: What'is wrong with your alarm clock? It sets itself to two hours earlier than what I try to set it to.

Mary: The last time I used it, it still worked. You must have broken it! Christmas is coming. You know what to do.

Clive
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Students: We have free audio pronunciation exercises.
Here's my try:

«It sets itself to two hours earlier than what I set»:

— «It rings two hours earlier than it should»
— «The alarm comes two hours earlier than I set it»

«You must have broken my alarm»
— You must have broken the alarm of my clock.

P.S.: I am not a native, be careful!
Thank you, Clive and Ant_222.

The alarm comes two hours earlier than I [set/set it/set it to]

Which of the choices above are correct? Is there a rule for this because I always find this type of construction confusing?
New2grammar: I am not sure, but:
1. "than I set it"
2. "than what I set it to/for"

Hope others will correct me.
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Hi,

The common syntax is "Tom sets his alarm to / for 8.00 am."

Clive