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ESL forum > Grammar and Linguistics > " in two weeks time "    

" in two weeks time "


" in two weeks time "
I would like two know if this expression " in two weeks time " can be used to refer to a past event like in this sentence: 
i finished writing my article in two weeks � time. 

9 May 2014      

Mariethe House

I �d just say:
I wrote this article in 2 weeks. I managed to write this article in 2 weeks. It only took me two weeks to finish writing this article. I finished writing this article in no time at all: it only took me 2 weeks.

Let �s wait for our native speakers.Smile

9 May 2014     

United States

It sounds a little awkward (Mariethe has some good options), but it is  correct.

10 May 2014     

United Kingdom

Douglas - is it correct if it wouldn �t be said? I would go for   �I finished writing my article in two weeks �. Or any of Marieth� �s suggestions.

10 May 2014     


I feel that "in two weeks � time" refers solely to the future.

11 May 2014