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    #1

    for a whole week

    1-I will not be here for a whole week.

    Can't this sentence mean two things:
    a-I will be absent for a whole week.

    b-I will be here for less than a week.

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    #2

    Re: for a whole week

    Yes.

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    #3

    Re: for a whole week

    As always, context is everything. "Here" must refer to where the speaker is at the time of speaking so that should give the listener a clue.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: for a whole week

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can't this sentence mean two things:
    a-I will be absent for a whole week.

    b-I will be here for less than a week.
    Yes, but, as so often, we could remove the ambiguity if it mattered by changing the wording.

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