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    for or on ?

    I'm confuse to use this, please teach me.

    1. we would like to confirm with you the inspection date is for 21 April
    2. we would like to confirm with you the inspection date is on 21 April

    Can I use 'for' with the date?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    I'm confuse to use this, please teach me.

    1. we would like to confirm with you the inspection date is for 21 April
    2. we would like to confirm with you the inspection date is on 21 April

    Can I use 'for' with the date?
    Yes, both are okay. It's sloppy, and leaves out some words which would remove your confusion, because they are understood [by implication] to an English speaker.

    What is really being said is: "We would like to confirm with you that the inspection date is scheduled for 21 April."

    The second one is saying: "We would like to confirm with you that the inspection will be on 21 April."

    The difference is subtle. The second implying that the date is set, and not alterable. The first suggests that perhaps, if you contact the inspector, the date can be changed, as it has been "scheduled" but not necessarily confirmed.

    Hope this helps.

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    Re: for or on ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    I'm confuse to use this, please teach me.

    1. we would like to confirm with you the inspection date is for 21 April
    2. we would like to confirm with you the inspection date is on 21 April

    Can I use 'for' with the date?
    You don't need "for" or "on".
    The inspection is on April 21, but the inspection date is 21 April.

    We would like to confirm that the inspection date is 21 April.
    or...We would like to confirm that the inspection (is)(will be) on April 21.

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    Re: for or on ?

    What 2006 said.

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    Re: for or on ?

    You can say:

    We have set the inspection date for April 21.

    The inspection will be on April 21.

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    Re: for or on ?

    Hi all,

    Thank you very much to let me learn more. That's a useful for me.

    Regards
    Zoe

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