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    #1

    after 6pm of any Friday until 9am of the following Monday

    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentence is correct?

    Sentence1:
    Nobody will stay in our office after 6pm of any Friday until 9am of the following Monday.

    Sentence2:
    Nobody will stay in our office after 6pm on any Friday until 9am on the following Monday.

    Sentence3:
    Nobody will stay in our office after 6pm of Friday until 9am of the following Monday.

    Sentence4:

    Nobody will stay in our office after 6pm on Friday until 9am on the following Monday.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: after 6pm of any Friday until 9am of the following Monday

    #4 is correct, but change stay to be.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: after 6pm of any Friday until 9am of the following Monday

    Nobody stays in our office after 6pm on Friday until 9am on the following Monday.

    The present tense is appropriate since it is a routine.

    not a teacher

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    #4

    Re: after 6pm of any Friday until 9am of the following Monday

    I don't like the use of "stay" here. I would prefer "to be".

    No-one will be [available] at our offices from 6pm every Friday until 9am the following Monday.

    I would actually prefer:

    Our offices are unattended from 6pm on Fridays until 9am on Mondays.
    or
    Our offices are unattended between 6pm on Fridays and 9am on Mondays.

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