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    Default this week.

    His older son said that he was not responsible for the laundry this week.

    Is this sentence ok? If not,why?

    The sentence seems fine to me. I think the problem lie in "this week"

    Thank you

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    Default Re: this week.

    It's OK but a tad ambiguous. Try,

    His older son said that he was not responsible for this week's laundry.

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    Default Re: this week.

    Here's the ambiguity:

    (a) He said ... this week; i.e., he said it this week
    (b) the laundry this week; i.e., this week's laundry

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    Default Re: this week.

    Thank you,

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    You're most welcome, Alanmo.

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