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Someone asked "When is your job interview?" And the other answered "A week on Monday."

What does it mean by using "a week" before Monday? Does it mean Monday next week?

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"a week on Monday" means "on Monday, a week", i.e.

"When is your job interview?"

"On Monday, the job interview will be in a week's time."

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"When Monday comes, the job interview will be in a week."

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It means that the interview will take place one week from next Monday. This is unambiguous if said when it's not Monday.

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  • Whoa! There are next Mondays and this Mondays. Lets say it's Tuesday today making this Monday 6 days away. You just said that the interview will occur almost 3 weeks from today. This Monday is in 6 days; next Monday is in 13 and then add a week. Are your sure? (Yankee use of this and next with dates.) – user116032 Aug 23 '15 at 1:43
  • It doesn't work if today is Monday. – deadrat Aug 23 '15 at 2:48

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