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Crack of day...crack of dawn #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2004 19:04 pm   Crack of day...crack of dawn
 

Test No. incompl/advan-65 "What a Cracker", question 3

It's a long way we have to travel tomorrow so we must get up very early in the morning at the crack of ..........

(a) dawn
(b) dusk
(c) day
(d) sun

Test No. incompl/advan-65 "What a Cracker", answer 3

It's a long way we have to travel tomorrow so we must get up very early in the morning at the crack of dawn.

Correct answer: (a) dawn

Hi Alan! Why in answers there 'day' and 'dawn'. Both 'crack of day' and 'crack of dawn' means the same - dawn
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At the crack of dawn #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2004 20:01 pm   At the crack of dawn
 

Hi Thinker,

You are right - at the crack of dawn means very early in the morning. At the break of day.

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At the crack of dawn #3 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2004 20:11 pm   At the crack of dawn
 

Torsten wrote:
Hi Thinker,

You are right - at the crack of dawn means very early in the morning. At the break of day.

Why do you choose "break of dawn" then?
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Crack of dawn and break of day #4 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2004 20:26 pm   Crack of dawn and break of day
 

crack of dawn and break of day are very similar

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Crack of dawn and break of day #5 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2004 20:29 pm   Crack of dawn and break of day
 

Torsten wrote:
crack of dawn and break of day are very similar

Torsten, What the difference then?
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Crack of dawn and break of day #6 (permalink) Thu Apr 15, 2004 13:09 pm   Crack of dawn and break of day
 

thinker wrote:
Torsten wrote:
crack of dawn and break of day are very similar

Torsten, What the difference then?
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Hi Torsten! I am waiting for your answer!
Many many thanks in advance
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Crack of dawn and break of day #7 (permalink) Tue Apr 20, 2004 6:48 am   Crack of dawn and break of day
 

thinker wrote:
thinker wrote:
Torsten wrote:
crack of dawn and break of day are very similar

Torsten, What the difference then?
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Hi Torsten! I am waiting for your answer!
Many many thanks in advance
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Hello dear Torsten !I cannot catch the difference. Maybe it is the same.
Many many thanks in advance
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Crack of dawn vs. break of day #8 (permalink) Sun Dec 19, 2004 17:50 pm   Crack of dawn vs. break of day
 

Well,

Crack of dawn which means at the first sign of light, might be a more poetic way to say that the break of day has arrived.

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Crack of dawn vs. break of day #9 (permalink) Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:20 am   Crack of dawn vs. break of day
 

Torsten wrote:
Well,

Crack of dawn which means at the first sign of light, might be a more poetic way to say that the break of day has arrived.

Hi!
I forgot about this question. It was asked many months ago. :lol:
However thank you very much
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Crack of day...crack of dawn #10 (permalink) Tue Dec 21, 2004 6:35 am   Crack of day...crack of dawn
 

the crack of dawn is when the sun first rises over the hill. its really beatiful where i live because i watch the sunrise across the big lake, looks more like an ocean but im on the coast. i will take a picture sometime.
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