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    Could I say "week by week" to express one week after one week?

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    I would say the date, I think. Or about two weeks... ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by zongzong
    Could I say "week by week" to express one week after one week?
    That depends on what you mean.

    "Week by week" means a continuum of weeks, one week at a time.

    We will examine the data week by week.

    "Week after week" means for a long time.

    I hear that same complaint week after week.

    "Next week" means the week after this one.

    I'll meet with him next week.

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    perfect explain!! :D
    If I stay here week by week, I can make a big improvement in English.

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    Say: perfect explanation :)

    (Mike is a good explainer.)

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by shopping20
    perfect explain!! :D
    If I stay here week by week, I can make a big improvement in English.
    Thank you. That's what we're here for. :D

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    It's a perfect explanation indeed, I think I'll stay here also week by week, or in other words: a very long time! ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sanny
    It's a perfect explanation indeed, I think I'll stay here also week by week, or in other words: a very long time! ;)
    It would be better if you returned here week after week. :wink:

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    So week after week is a very long time,
    but what's week by week then. I thought that was a very long time.

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    She's been very ill, but week by week she's getting better.

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