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Hi guys!

Which is better to say (or maybe neither): He's doing his doctor's degree OR He's pursuing his doctor's degree

Also: Should it be everytime of midnight OR everytime at midnight AT or OF?

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Which is better to say (or maybe neither): He's doing his doctor's degree OR He's pursuing his doctor's degree
I commonly hear He's working on / doing his PhD / his doctorate.

Also: Should it be everytime of midnight OR everytime at midnight AT or OF?
Do you have a particular context in mind? Perhaps 'She calls me every night at midnight'.

Clive
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Is it ever possible to use "of" in such a phrase?

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Hi,

Generally speaking, 'of' sounds odd to me here.

Clive
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Yeah, but do you think it's correct?
NewguestYeah, but do you think it's correct?
Grammatically it is fine, but logically not. It's fine to say "at every time of night", but "Midnight" is an infinitely small instant in time so requires "at". In the context of the lyrics, using "of midnight" suggests that midnight has duration rather than being instantaneous. Note that "every time" in this context is two words, not "everytime", and is synonomous with "every hour".
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NewguestYeah, but do you think it's correct?
Grammatically it is fine, but logically not. It's fine to say "at every time of night", but "Midnight" is an infinitely small instant in time so requires "at". In the context of the lyrics, using "of midnight" suggests that midnight has duration rather than being instantaneous. Note that "every time" in this context is two words, not "everytime", and is synonomous with "every hour".

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This is what I wanted to know. I knew that something was wrong with these lyrics.

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