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    #1

    commence

    1.I will be on leave during the week commencing February 15th.

    Shall I add some preposition after commencing, say, "from"?

    Thanks!
    Jason

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    Re: commence

    No. In this context, "commencing" means "starting from".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: commence

    In the US, you'd say just "the week of February 15."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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