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    Aikuzo3 is offline Newbie
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    Should you use "in" on any time duration?

    The class will finish in a minute
    The class will finish in an hour.
    I can move my things in a day.
    I have to wait for that mail in a week.
    I will have to study those equipment in a month (btw, is "those equipment" gramatically correct as well?)

    Am I getting things right?

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    Re: Should you use "in" on any time duration?

    Only 1, 2 and 3 (if you had numbered them) are correct.

    'Those equipment' is ungrammatical.


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    Re: Time duration

    Quote Originally Posted by Aikuzo3 View Post
    I have to wait for that mail in a week.
    This should be “I have to wait for that mail for a week” or “I have to wait a week for that mail”.


    Quote Originally Posted by Aikuzo3 View Post
    I will have to study those equipment in a month
    This is ambiguous. Do you mean “I will have to study the equipment in a month’s time (= a month from now)”, or “I will have to take a month to study the equipment”? (Note that “equipment” is singular.)

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