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    Default to have ended/to end

    "As we plan to have ended the work by next year September, we would be grateful for your early reply"
    "As we plan to end the work untill next year September, we would be grateful for your early reply"

    Which one sounds more naturally?

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    Default Re: to have ended/to end

    Neither sounds completely natural. I'd say, "As we plan to complete/have completed the work by September of next year, we ...".
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    Default Re: to have ended/to end

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    "As we plan to have ended the work by next year September, we would be grateful for your early reply".
    "As we plan to end the work untill next year September, we would be grateful for your early reply".

    Neither one is correct. In both cases you have put "next year" before "September'.

    Which one sounds more naturally natural?
    As we plan to end the work by September of next year we would be grateful for your early reply.

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    Default Re: to have ended/to end

    What's wrong with "next year September"?
    I guess I can still say "delivery terms" instead of "terms of delivery", so why can't I say "next year September"?
    Is "next year September" incorrect at all, or it just sounds not very good?

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    Default Re: to have ended/to end

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    What's wrong with "next year September"?
    I guess I can still say "delivery terms" instead of "terms of delivery", so why can't I say "next year September"?
    Is "next year September" incorrect at all, or it just sounds not very good?
    It doesn't make any sense in English. This is like saying, "Tire spare inner" instead of "Inner spare tire".

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