We hate grammatical errors with passion. Learn More. Why do Americans not use a preposition when talking about days of the week? So, would you meet today?
Or, would you meet ON today? Also, would you have met yesterday, or ON yesterday? Both of these are acceptable.
In the second case, "Monday" is an adverb like "today" or "tomorrow". Perhaps in an effort to make our sentences "quicker" when we speak, as American-English speakers are wont to do, we drop the "on" and say "meet Monday". An adverb or In town friday only lets meet phrase froday required to complete the idea - when are we going to meet?Single Women Looking Sex Tonight Denton
The question is whether the day of the week is being used as a noun or as an adverb. It can be used both ways. Lwts it is used as an adverb in and of itself, no preposition is required.
If it is used as a noun, a preposition is required to create an adverbial phrase. Some of the other examples, e. Actually, I hear "let's meet 4 o'clock" all the time, at least in casual speech.
Dec 27, · We will meet on Christmas/Easter/New year's day (American English), and in BE, you can use at for Christmas, so you hear we'll meet at Christmas. But this is Dec 25th. However, I presume you're asking a single day, so you should use New Year's day instead of New year. Meet monday v Meet on Monday Why do Americans not use a preposition when talking about days of the week? “We’ll meet Monday” has an “on” “before” “after” or “during” missing. Apr 14, · Re: Let's meet next Friday! Originally Posted by bhaisahab If it is Tuesday the 13th, I would expect, next Friday, this Friday, this coming Friday, to mean the same thing, Friday the 16th.
If Monday can be an adverb, why can't 4 o'clock be one as well? They're both instances or periods of time.
Interestingly, In town friday only lets meet hear "let's meet at 4", but never hear "let's meet 4. I'm not a linguist, not even Wives looking hot sex Osburn native speaker of the language, but it seems to me that the reason "let's meet 4 o'clock" is acceptable and not "let's meet 4" can be sorted out at a simple semantic level of interpretation or am I being too plain?
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