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    for three weeks

    Which are correct:

    1-We are staying here for three weeks. We are in the middle of the second week of our stay here.

    2-We stay here for three weeks. We are in the middle of the second week of our stay here.

    3-We are going to stay here for three weeks. We are in the middle of the second week of our stay here.

    4-All in all, we are going to stay here for three weeks. We are in the middle of the second week of our stay here.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: for three weeks

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which are correct:

    1-We are staying here for three weeks. We are in the middle of the second week. of our stay here

    2-We stay here for three weeks. We are in the middle of the second week. of our stay here The simple present only works if you add something after 'weeks'—such as 'every year'.

    3 and 4.
    I'd only say 'going to stay' if our visit hadn't started yet—not if we were in the middle of it.



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    Re: for three weeks

    Thanks a lot Rover.

    Yes, that was what I thought. I suppose "will stay" would be even worse, if we were in the middle of the visit.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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