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    It is way before the Christmas.

    You are coming to meet me today. It is way before the Christmas. The Christmas will come after one month. It is still one month to go for the Christmas.

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    Sentence 1 is okay.

    Write It's 'way before Christmas. Christmas is coming in a month. There is still one month to go until Christmas.

    Don't use an article before a holiday name unless you need to qualify it among a set of similar holidays: it was a Christmas like no other. ...The Passover we celebrated in Baja California. ...The Thanksgiving when we set fire to the garage with the turkey fryer.
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    #3

    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    Christmas is still a month away.

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    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    Can we say "Christmas is coming after twelve days"?

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    #5

    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    No.
    Christmas is twelve days away.
    It is twelve days to Christmas.
    Christmas is approaching. There are twelve days to go.
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    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    Christmas will be here in ​twelve days.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Christmas will be here in ​twelve days.
    Okay, if you are saying than it would be correct. But it seems we are talking about a person.

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    #8

    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    No, it doesn't.

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    Re: It is way before the Christmas.

    We're talking about Christmas not Santa Claus, so I agree with Piscean. Things other than people can be here in the future.

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