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    Default in two weeks' time/ in two weeks

    Hi
    Recently I was asked if both of the following alternatives are fine or not? I myself doubt it.
    I'm having an exam in two weeks' time/in two weeks.

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    Default Re: in two weeks' time/ in two weeks

    The parts about the timescale are both fine. However, the present continuous of "to have" sounds unnatural here to indicate the future.

    I have an exam in two weeks/in two weeks' time.

    The present continuous is possible with different verbs:

    I'm sitting an exam in two weeks.
    I'm taking an exam in two weeks.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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