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    Default on Sunday vs on Sundays

    If we emphaize the frequency of "every Sunday", which of the following sentences is corret?

    1. I usually get up late on Sunday.
    2. I usually get up late on Sundays.

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    Default Re: on Sunday vs on Sundays

    Number 2

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    Default Re: on Sunday vs on Sundays

    If it's every Sunday, wouldn't always be better than usually?

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    Default Re: on Sunday vs on Sundays

    Or Number 1, but with an a following on.

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    Default Re: on Sunday vs on Sundays

    "I usually get up late on Sundays but today I've got to be at the airport for a 5 am flight!"


    I wouldn't use always in this case.

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    Default Re: on Sunday vs on Sundays

    Quote Originally Posted by Kathvit View Post
    "I usually get up late on Sundays but today I've got to be at the airport for a 5 am flight!"


    I wouldn't use always in this case.
    It would not be unusual to hear "I always get up late on Sundays but today I've got to be at the airport for a 5 am flight!" The conjunction "but" creates an exception to the normal behavior.

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