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    Default two questions: "week" and opposite to "test"

    Hi to all,

    Preliminary, i would like beforehand to thank you all for your help.

    The first question is: What preposition do we predominantly use with the "week" or "weekdays"?
    Eg. I visit my friends only _ weekdays.

    On, at, in...? (Note, that we do say: "at the weekend")

    The second question I am trying to figure out what adjective is opposite to "test".
    Eg. It wasn't test ride, it was already______ ride.

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    Default Re: two questions: "week" and opposite to "test"

    It depends what you want to say:
    I will be there in a week. (A week from now is when I will go.)
    I will be there for a week. (The duration of my visit.)

    In the US, we say "On the weekend," not "at the weekend." We would also say "on weekdays" -- but I don't know what other dialects would say.

    There is no good opposite to the adjective 'test' - perhaps 'actual.'

    This is not a test scenario - it's an actual emergency!

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    Default Re: two questions: "week" and opposite to "test"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    It depends what you want to say:
    I will be there in a week. (A week from now is when I will go.)
    I will be there for a week. (The duration of my visit.)

    In the US, we say "On the weekend," not "at the weekend." We would also say "on weekdays" -- but I don't know what other dialects would say.

    There is no good opposite to the adjective 'test' - perhaps 'actual.'

    This is not a test scenario - it's an actual emergency!
    Thanks for your hints,

    yeah i thought of prepoistion being used in the example i quoted originally.
    EG. I go to school _ weedays only.


    The second question: I figured to express the story I have got.

    "I was allowed to drive metro - it want only a test ride but it was a ride with passangers on - it was a ______ ride. (sharp??)

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    Default Re: two questions: "week" and opposite to "test"

    Again, in the US, we'd say "on" - we go to school only on the weekdays.

    I guess you can say the drive was "for real." There's no good opposite for this.

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