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    During all the week

    Hi,

    I wrote "There are people during all the week" and my teacher said it's wrong that I need to write "There are people during the whole/entire week." but I don't understand what's wrong with "during all the week".

    Can anyone help me?

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    Re: During all the week

    Quote Originally Posted by crazyaboutenglish View Post
    Hi,

    I wrote "There are people during all the week" and my teacher said it's wrong that I need to write "There are people during the whole/entire week." but I don't understand what's wrong with "during all the week".

    Can anyone help me?

    Thanks
    "During the week" would be sufficient. "During" in combination with "all" is actually redundant as well as clumsy. "Whole" and "entire" in combination with "during" is also redundant, but could be/is used for emphasis.

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    Re: During all the week

    It's an odd sentence either way. "There are people" where?

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    Re: During all the week

    "There are people there all the week in the office."

    Is it not like "I was up all the night"?

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    Re: During all the week

    There were people there all week in the office.

    I was up all night.

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    Re: During all the week

    Thank you!

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