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Nov
20
comment “He will come back in two hours” vs. “He will come back after two hours”
@itsbruce in what context? I suppose you might say it if there was a timed test or something. "After two hours" used this way means to me that the elapsed time is somehow a requirement; "in two hours" sounds like an estimate of how long it will take.
Nov
19
comment “He will come back in two hours” vs. “He will come back after two hours”
I'm not sure why you're asking the question, but the biggest difference to my ear is that the second phrase was uttered by someone who isn't a native English speaker. The second phrase sounds unnatural to me; though I've heard non-native English speakers express this idea in this way.