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    #1

    In or within?

    Which of the following is correct?

    You will receive a response within five days at the latest.

    You will receive a response in five days at the latest.


    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: In or within?

    They are both fine; I prefer 'within'.

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    Re: In or within?

    Thanks :) Doesn't 'within' already imply that the latest will be five days?

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    Re: In or within?

    Quote Originally Posted by LearnerP View Post
    Thanks :) Doesn't 'within' already imply that the latest will be five days?
    Yes, "at the latest" is not necessary if you use "within".

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