What is the difference between 'by the end of June' and 'at the end of June'?


By the end of June denotes that the end of June is the time at which something has to be done, finished, etc. It evokes a sense that something was happening from before the end of June to the end of June.

We will have to finish it by the end of June. Else, we will get fired.

At the end of June denotes the specific point of time---the end of June. It only talks about that specific point of time.

At the end of June, I went to Florida.

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