Which adverbial phrase of time is more grammatically correct: 'Today afternoon' or 'Today in the afternoon'?
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Neither are clauses, but "today in the afternoon" is grammatical (adverbial phrase of time), while "today afternoon" is not. I would also suggest "this afternoon" as a more succinct and idiomatic alternative to "today in the afternoon".
protected by tchrist Mar 1 '15 at 18:30
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