Gregory is going away for the holidays.

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Gregory is going away for the holidays.

Gregory is going away for the holidays. 

Why pendant and durant are used ? there are no clear begin and end in this sentence.

Asked 3 weeks ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Phuc, 

there is a ‘ specific ‘ duration - the duration of ‘the holidays’, a period of time with a definite start and end.

Not all ‘ clear beginnings and ends ‘ have to be specified with days or weeks etc, dates or time. A clear beginning and end can be established by reference to something that in context would either be known, or could be established/confirmed. It could be explicit or implicit.

Gregory is going away for the holidays.

Gregory is going away for the holidays. 

Why pendant and durant are used ? there are no clear begin and end in this sentence.

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