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    #1

    Grammar

    Are these sentences grammatically correct?

    I'm at work there this week.
    /
    I'm on duty there this week.
    (In this sentence I want to say there is a place and I'm going to work there this week. )

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    #2

    Re: Grammar

    They are grammatically correct.

    For the second time, a better title would have been I'm at work there this week.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    #3

    Re: Grammar

    As long as your listener knows where "there" is, your sentences are fine.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Grammar

    I'd use something like I'm working there this week. Your sentences are grammatically correct, but the second would not work with all jobs- doctors and soldiers can be on duty, but not everyone IMO.

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