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    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    Very interesting. Below is from the American Heritage Dictionary:

    Next, coming directly after in time or sequence; immediately succeeding: next Monday; the next president. (you are right here.)

    Two co-workers, both native speakers, said next weekend is next week's weekend.

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    BMO
    It can be very confusing because different people use the words differently. When it is important, one should always clarify.

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    #12
    Sometimes, to avoid confusion, a person will say: "Not this weekend, but next weekend."

    :)

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    #13
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Sometimes, to avoid confusion, a person will say: "Not this weekend, but next weekend."

    :)
    Yes! :)


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    #14
    I can see it is confusing, and a further qualification is better. Thank to all. BMO

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    #15
    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    I can see it is confusing, and a further qualification is better. Thank to all. BMO
    No problem. :wink:

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