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    Last month's today?

    Hi, everyone!
    Could anyone tell me if "Last month's today" is correct in grammar? If I want to say something happened on the same day(as today) in last month, what is the proper way of saying it.

    I hope you guys get what I mean here

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: Last month's today?

    Quote Originally Posted by piginthesky View Post
    Hi, everyone!
    Could anyone tell me if "Last month's today" is correct in grammar? If I want to say something happened on the same day(as today) in last month, what is the proper way of saying it.

    I hope you guys get what I mean here

    Thanks in advance!
    There is no common term for this in English.
    You'd need to spell it out:
    "It happened on today's date last month." This might still confuse your listeners. Since you know what date it is, you could say "It happened on the 24th last month too" "last" is emphasised in tone.


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    Re: Last month's today?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    There is no common term for this in English.
    You'd need to spell it out:
    "It happened on today's date last month." This might still confuse your listeners. Since you know what date it is, you could say "It happened on the 24th last month too" "last" is emphasised in tone.
    Thank you Raymott for your quick reply!
    cheers

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    Re: Last month's today?

    Hello,
    A learner not a teacher,

    Quote Originally Posted by piginthesky View Post
    Hi, everyone!
    Could anyone tell me if "Last month's today" is correct in grammar? If I want to say something happened on the same day(as today) in last month, what is the proper way of saying it.

    I hope you guys get what I mean here

    Thanks in advance!
    What about : The same day last month



    Cheers,


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    Re: Last month's today?

    " A month ago today."
    or
    "It's a month today since she died."
    "A month ago on Thursday."
    "A month ago last Tuesday."

    I think Raymott took it you meant, if today is the 24th July, how do you say, 'a month ago on the 24th June', as opposed to exactly '4 weeks ago'.

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    Re: Last month's today?

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    " A month ago today."
    or
    "It's a month today since she died."
    "A month ago on Thursday."
    "A month ago last Tuesday."

    I think Raymott took it you meant, if today is the 24th July, how do you say, 'a month ago on the 24th June', as opposed to exactly '4 weeks ago'.
    I did, because that's what he wrote.
    But I see your point.


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    Re: Last month's today?

    something happened on the same day(as today) in last month

    I read it as 'day', not 'date'

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    Re: Last month's today?

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    something happened on the same day(as today) in last month

    I read it as 'day', not 'date'
    Well, only piginthesky knows, if he's still out there.

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