Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15

Thread: Week by week

  1. Anonymous
    Guest
    #1

    Week by week

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

  2. sanny
    Guest
    #2
    I would say the date, I think. Or about two weeks... ;)

  3. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,147
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: Week by week

    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.

  4. shopping20
    Guest
    #4

    Re: Week by week

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

  5. RonBee's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,570
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #5
    Say: perfect explanation :)

    (Mike is a good explainer.)

    :)

  6. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,147
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #6

    Re: Week by week

    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

  7. sanny
    Guest
    #7
    It's a perfect explanation indeed, I think I'll stay here also week by week, or in other words: a very long time! ;)

  8. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,147
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #8
    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:

  9. sanny
    Guest
    #9
    So week after week is a very long time,
    but what's week by week then. I thought that was a very long time.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #10
    She's been very ill, but week by week she's getting better.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. using apostrophe in week and weeks
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-Dec-2003, 13:41
  2. grammar
    By jiang in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 02-Dec-2003, 16:15
  3. The Hidden Evidence: The Past Family
    By shun in forum Teaching English
    Replies: 143
    Last Post: 09-Nov-2003, 01:56
  4. days a week in school for kindergarten/reception?
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Oct-2003, 00:29

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •