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    using next / last as adverbs

    Hello,

    I'm not sure if 'next' can be used the same way as 'last' when it functions as an adverb. For example, we can say

    When did you last go to the doctor?
    When was the last time you went to the doctor?

    But can we say

    When are you next going to the doctor?
    When is the next time you're going to the doctor?

    Thank you!

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    Re: using next / last as adverbs

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    Hello,

    I'm not sure if 'next' can be used the same way as 'last' when it functions as an adverb. For example, we can say

    When did you last go to the doctor?
    When was the last time you went to the doctor?

    But can we say

    When are you next going to the doctor?
    When is the next time you're going to the doctor?

    Thank you!
    Yes. In each of your pairs, they are adverbs in the first sentence and adjectives in the second.

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