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    #1

    Christmas will be on Sunday next year.

    Christmas will be on Sunday next year. VS. Christmas is on Sunday next year.

    Which one is natural and is there a meaning difference between them? Thank you so much as always and have a good and safe day.

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    #2

    Re: Christmas will be on Sunday next year.

    Both are fine. There is no difference in meaning.

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    #3

    Re: Christmas will be on Sunday next year.

    ...though I think I'd be more likely to say 'on a Sunday'.

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    #4

    Re: Christmas will be on Sunday next year.

    ...and I'd be more likely to say 'Christmas Day will be on Wednesday next year.'

    Rover

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    #5

    Re: Christmas will be on Sunday next year.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    ...and I'd be more likely to say 'Christmas Day will be on Wednesday next year.'

    Rover
    An excellent demonstration of the difference between a sentence that is correct and a sentence that is true.
    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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