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Example Sentences for "punctual"

As your teacher, I expect you to be in class every day, and I expect you to be punctualHe was always very punctual, so we knew something was wrong when he still hadn't shown up ten minutes into the meeting.

As your teacher, I expect you to be in class every day, and I expect you to be punctual. The class starts at 8:30, so you should be in your desk and ready to start at that time.

The show started punctually at 9:00 on the dot.

She's always in class, but punctuality doesn't seem to important to her. She usually arrives five to ten minutes late.

He was very punctual for our date. We were supposed to meet at 6:00 and he arrived right on time.

The importance of punctuality is a very culturally-specific idea. In some cultures, you are almost expected to be late.

Franklin Jones once joked that the problem with being punctual is that no one's there to appreciate it.

Workers in China can get bonuses for being productive and punctual, for perfect attendance, and for having a positive attitude towards their work.

Don't expect John to be on time. The guy is not exactly known for his punctuality.

The students' punctuality improved significantly once I started giving surprise quizzes from time to time at the beginning of class.

You're doing good work here, but you need to try to be a little more punctual. I expect to see you at your desk at 8:30 sharp, not at quarter to nine.

The Student Handbook has guidelines that students must follow in terms of attendance, punctuality and completion of homework.

Charles Dickens once said, I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Discussion question: Does your culture place much value on punctuality?

Find someone who is punctual.


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