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    #1

    He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    1) He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    2) He is going on leave beginning next week for two weeks.

    3) He is going on two week's leave beginning next week.

    Please check my sentences.

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    #2

    Re: He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    He will be on two weeks' leave starting December 20/next week.
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    #3

    Re: He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    He will be on two weeks' leave starting December 20/next week.
    How about my sentences?

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    #4

    Re: He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    How about my sentences?
    No.1 is best as it is more specific.
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    #5

    Re: He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    I take "going on leave" to mean "starting to be on leave", so #1 means "He is starting to be on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks", which seems a tautology.
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    #6

    Re: He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.
    I think it's OK. You could also replace beginning with on.
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    #7

    Re: He is going on leave beginning December 20 for two weeks.

    The preposition "on" could be omitted with dates.
    https://english.stackexchange.com/qu...on-before-date
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