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    #1

    within 7 days / within the next 7 days

    Please reply to this letter within 7 days / within the next 7 days

    Which phrase in bold should I use?

    Thanks.

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    Re: within 7 days / within the next 7 days

    There's no difference.

    If the deadline is crucial, stipulate the exact date:

    'Please reply by 15th April.'

    Rover

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    Re: within 7 days / within the next 7 days

    Both are absolutely fine but I would use the first just because it's shorter

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