time available or available time

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time available or available time

Post by grammarguy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:50 am

I am going to make up two sentences below.

(1) I will let you know when I will have more available time.

(2) I will let you know when I will have more time available.

I am not sure which one sounds natural to native English speakers. Thanks for your help.

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Re: time available or available time

Post by Alan » Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:00 am

By convention, in the case of this particular adjective (available), the postnominal form (2) happens to be more idiomatic.

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