On time and In time - Differences in meaning

Posted by Manjusha Filed in Practical English Usage

On time means at the planned time. If you are on time, you are neither late nor early. The opposite is early or late.

In time means before the last moment. The opposite is too late.

See also

Of course
Often
Once
One
On time and in time
Otherwise
Ought to have + past participle
Overlook and look over: difference
Owing to, due to, because of and on account of

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