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    Hi, When someone says : I will write you next week. ( it was said for example on a saturday, june 23 ) . When is this person going to write ? in the week that starts on sunday 24 - saturday 30 or in the week that starts on july 1st - saturday 7 ?

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    #2

    Re: next

    Hello San,

    If someone says it on Saturday 23rd, I would expect them to write the letter after Sunday, but before the following Saturday, i.e. on 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, or 29th.

    I would regard the 30th/31st as "next weekend".

    Other members may interpret it differently, though!

    All the best,

    MrP

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    my answer

    Even though the calendar shows the week as starting on Sunday, we consider Saturday and Sunday to be the weekend. Therefore, Monday is the real start of the (new)(next) week.

    Since the weekend is a part of the week, I think that the person may write to you as late as next Sunday, July 1st.

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    Re: next

    thank you both for your help !

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