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    the nearest Monday

    Hello,
    Is it possible to say - I will visit your office on the nearest Monday.
    I would say - I will visit your office next Monday.

    Thank you in advanve.

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    Re: the nearest Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by vectra View Post
    Hello,
    Is it possible to say - 1. I will visit your office on the nearest Monday.
    I would say - 2. I will visit your office next Monday.
    #1 is possible only in very special circumstances - for example, in reply to the question, "When will you be able to visit me at Christmas, given that the office is closed on 25th and 26th December?"
    #2 is normal for Monday of the week following the one in which we are speaking.

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    Re: the nearest Monday

    The example of 'nearest' in a date that came to mind is the day that commemorates the end of The Great War: Remembrance Sunday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is the nearest Sunday to 11 Nov; I think that article says 'the Sunday nearest to ...' - they're both OK.

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    Re: the nearest Monday

    Thanks for your help!

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