recommendation from March

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navi tasan

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I am following your recommendation from March.

Can this sentence mean two things:
1-From March on, I will follow your recommendation.
2-I am following the recommendation you made in March.

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I am following your recommendation from March.

Can this sentence mean two things:
1-From March on, I will follow your recommendation.
2-I am following the recommendation you made in March.

Gratefully,
Navi,

They mean two different things:

1. It is not yet March. When March comes, I will start to follow your recommendation (we have no idea when that recommendation was made).
2. March is now in the past. Whatever month it is now, I am currently following a recommendation which you made in the previous March.

If your main sentence is "I am following your recommendation from March", then only sentence 2 has the same meaning.
 

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Thank you Emsr2d2,

Now if the sentence were

A-I will follow your recommendation from March.

it would be ambiguous, wouldn't it?

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Navi.
 

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Thank you Emsr2d2,

Now if the sentence were

A-I will follow your recommendation from March.

it would be ambiguous, wouldn't it?

Gratefully,
Navi.

Yes, that is ambiguous. It either means:

At some point in the future, I will follow a recommendation you gave in March.
or
In (From) March, I will begin to follow a recommendation you gave (at an unspecified time).
 
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