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Thread: Preposition

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    Help! What is the difference between "scheduled on" and "scheduled for"? Is it right to "scheduled on (a date)", while "scheduled for" (a day)?

    Thanks in advance for help!

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    Re: Preposition

    Hello Anon,

    In British English:

    1. I've scheduled a meeting for Friday.
    2. I've scheduled a meeting on organic vegetables.
    3. The meeting was scheduled on Monday.

    #1 says when the meeting will take place.

    #2 says what will be discussed.

    #3 says when the meeting was arranged.

    It may be different in American English, though!

    Best wishes,


    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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