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Offline Takashi

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"during" and "for"
« on: September 28, 2019, 04:35:09 pm »
I'd appreciate it if you could help me with the following sentences.

A. How shall I contact you for the next few weeks?

B. How shall I contact you during the next few weeks?

The two prepositions "for" and "during"  are usually not interchangeable. But when they are followed by phrases like "the next four weeks / months / years", could you tell me if sentences like A and B have almost the same meaning, making it possible to use either preposition?
Or could you tell me whether there is any difference?

Thank you very much.

Takashi
« Last Edit: September 28, 2019, 04:36:47 pm by Takashi »

Offline Darryl

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Re: "during" and "for"
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2019, 09:57:15 am »
For me, they mean exactly the same thing.

Offline Takashi

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Re: "during" and "for"
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2019, 11:08:46 am »
Thank you very much indeed, Darryl!
I really appreciate it.

Takashi