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    Question [time expression] Sun in two weeks?, next Sun? this Sun?

    Let's say today is June 7th, Mon, 2010.
    What's the common phrase to express the day

    1. 6th, Sun, (yesterday)
    2. 13th, Sun
    3. 20th, Sun
    4. 27th, Sun

    I'm confused with last Sun, this Sun, next Sun or can I say "next next Sun.

    Thank you very much for your time and help.

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    Default Re: [time expression] Sun in two weeks?, next Sun? this Sun?

    Quote Originally Posted by kazamn View Post
    Let's say today is Mon June 7th, Mon, 2010.
    What's the common phrase to express the day?

    1. 6th, Sun, (yesterday) - yesterday (if you said "last Sunday" I would probably want you to clarify if you meant Sunday 6th, or Sunday May 30th because yesterday is so recently.)

    2. 13th, Sun - next Sunday

    3. 20th, Sun - the Sunday after next

    4. 27th, Sun - 3 weeks on Sunday

    I'm confused with last Sun, this Sun, next Sun or can I say "next next Sun (no, you can't).

    Thank you very much for your time and help.
    See above. However, you also need to remember that these uses might change depending on what day it is when you are speaking.

    In your example it is Mon June 7th. Sun June 13th would be "next Sunday" because it is still 6 days away. However, if today is Fri June 11th, and you wanted to refer to Sun June 13th, we would say "this Sunday" because it is so close!

    Also remember that the day of the week comes at the beginning of most date constructions. After that, then the month and the date (depends where you are which way round you put these), then the year. But the day always comes at the beginning.
    Monday, June 7th, 2010
    Monday, 7th June, 2010

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    Default Re: [time expression] Sun in two weeks?, next Sun? this Sun?

    Thank you very much, emsr2d2!!

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    Default Re: [time expression] Sun in two weeks?, next Sun? this Sun?

    Thank you all!

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