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    in/during the week

    'During the week' means the five days from Monday to Friday, when most people do work.

    Does 'in the week' have the same meaning?


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    Re: in/during the week

    'During the week' can mean 'at some time in the five-day period from Monday to Friday' or 'at some time during the seven-day period from Sunday to Saturday (or from Monday to Sunday). It can also mean 'at some time during a seven-day period known to us'. Context is, as always, important.

    'In the week' can have the same meaning. Context ...

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