number and adj

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Post by Quoc » Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:08 am

Hi,

Would you say 3 these days or these 3 days?

Thanks
Quoc
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:15 am

These three days.
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number and adj

Post by gdwdwrkr » Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:27 am

Yes.
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Post by dalehileman » Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:16 pm

"these days" usu means lately, or at present: My growing family numbers 3 these days
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Post by hsargent » Mon Jan 01, 2007 12:17 am

And I guess it is understood that these 3 days are present and future.

Those 3 days are past.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:12 am

But two of these three days may also be past.
And those three days may well be future.
These are at hand. Those are at a distance.

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