It’s 5 past 8 (Alternative clock system).

08:05

It’s 5 past 8.

Correct answer

07:55

It’s 5 to 8.

Error: mirror minute hand about the vertical axis

08:01

It’s 1 past 8.

Error: read minutes as hours with ‘past’ or ‘to’

01:40

It’s 20 to 2.

Error: confuse hour and minute hands