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How to say "I will work on Saturday instead of working on Tuesday" in a more natural fashion?

I guess the verb will be constructed like "work or make" + "out or off or ?", but what is the exact construction?

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  • Maybe something with words "switch to a different work shift"? (I'm not a native speaker) – CowperKettle Nov 29 '13 at 18:15
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    I will work Saturday instead of Tuesday? – WS2 Nov 29 '13 at 18:21
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    Your example sounds entirely natural to me, though it could be shortened like in WS2's version. – The Photon Nov 29 '13 at 18:42
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No particular pair of daynames occurs often enough in OP's context for me to back this up with usage counts from Google Books, but in my experience native speakers are more likely to say...

"I'll do Saturday instead of Tuesday".

Having said that, there's nothing at all wrong with work (or come in, etc., in some contexts).

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