Tomorrow the whole day

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Tomorrow the whole day

Post by Brahman » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:54 pm

Dear teachers,

I have two questions concerning the following pair of sentences:

Question 1: Between the following two sentences, I feel, the first is grammatical and natural. But I cannot say why. Could someone parse the sentences and explain to me why sentence 1 is correct?

1. I shall be free tomorrow the whole day.

2. I shall be free the whole day tomorrow.

Question 2: Would it be wrong if I use simple present instead of future tense:

3. I am free tomorrow.

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Re: Tomorrow the whole day

Post by Alan » Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:44 am

Re. 1: the issue is not correct vs incorrect but natural vs. unnatural word order. The second is more natural.

Re 2: No, it would be very natural.