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    #1

    Cool "in 2 weeks" within or beyond?

    i heard that in sentence "i will leave in 2 weeks" "in **" means beyond 2 weeks, or at least 2 weeks later. but literally, it seems "in **" means within 2 weeks, or "during 2 weeks". Which understanding is right?

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    #2

    Re: "in 2 weeks" within or beyond?

    "in 2 weeks" means "two week later,beyond two weeks"
    I don't think it also has the meaning "within two weeks or during two weeks"
    please correct me if I'm wrong!
    my 2 cents...

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    Re: "in 2 weeks" within or beyond?

    Correct. To get the second meaning you'd have to state 'within'.

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