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    the date

    I have to identify the error in the following sentence but I don't think there is one :

    Christmas holidays start on the 22nd of December.( my teacher said that 'on' is incorrect and that it shouldn't be written but I highly doubt it).

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    Re: the date

    I'd use the "on." I'd say it's okay without it also, but it's certainly not wrong to include it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: the date

    In British English we usually say "on the 22nd of December", but we write on 22nd December or on 22 December.

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    Re: the date

    Would it be correct to say : Christmas holiday start the 22nd of December?

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    Re: the date

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Would it be correct to say : Christmas holiday start the 22nd of December?
    No.

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