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    Default On Monday vs On Mondays

    Hello,

    Once the speaker has established a context in which is clear that he/she is talking about a habit, can we say?:

    On Monday I usually get up at eight o’clock whilst on Tuesday I usually get up at nine o’clock.

    Meaning every Monday and every Tuesday.

    I want to avoid using: on Mondays and on Tuesdays, which, certainly, would be much clearer that we are making references to every Monday and every Tuesday.

    Thank you

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    Default Re: On Monday vs On Mondays

    As you accept that 'on Mondays/Tuesdays' is much clearer, why are you trying to avoid saying this? Why do you want to say something that could be less clear?
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    Default Re: On Monday vs On Mondays

    Quote Originally Posted by ratóncolorao View Post
    Hello,

    Once the speaker has established a context in which is clear that he/she is talking about a habit, can we say?:

    On Monday I usually get up at eight o’clock whilst on Tuesday I usually get up at nine o’clock. Yes,"usually" helps to identify frequency/routine, in this example every Monday and every Tuesday.
    Meaning every Monday and every Tuesday.

    I want to avoid using: on Mondays and on Tuesdays, which, certainly, would be much clearer that we are making references to every Monday and every Tuesday.

    Thank you
    b.

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    Default Re: On Monday vs On Mondays

    "Mondays, I usually..." is another possibility.

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