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    Default "Working Saturday through Wednesday"


    "Teaching in ... typically entails working Saturday through Wednesday."

    According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, through preposition - US from one time until another time: The store is open Monday through Friday.
    Question: What might the equivalent in British version be?


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    Default Re: "Working Saturday through Wednesday"

    The "through" here eliminates any doubt that Wednesday is also a working day. It makes it explicitly inclusive. In AmE, we might also say "Saturday to Wednesday" in this situation.

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    Default Re: "Working Saturday through Wednesday"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, through preposition - US from one time until another time: The store is open Monday through Friday.
    Question: What might the equivalent in British version be?
    The shop is open (from) Monday to Friday.
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    Default Re: "Working Saturday through Wednesday"

    I work (from) Saturday to Wednesday.

    I work every day except Thursdays and Fridays.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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