I see people write middle of next week as "mid week" or should it be "mid next week?"
What is the simple and correct way to write " the middle of next week".

May I write - "I will send the package before the middle of next week" as "I will send the package before mid next week"?

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    If you use the term midweek on a Monday and say "lets complete this by midweek", you are actually referring to this Wednesday not next Wednesday. Just thought of making that clear
    – JoseK
    Jul 7, 2011 at 6:03

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The clearest way to state something is going to happen the middle of next week, would be to write it as "middle of next week". There's nothing wrong with it, its concise, brief, and easily understood:

So, you may write:

I will send the package before the middle of next week.


However, people often do use "mid-next week". This will also be understood.

  • So I can write, before mid-next week too, Correct? Jul 7, 2011 at 7:38
  • Yep, definitely. It's commonly used that way.
    – Thursagen
    Jul 7, 2011 at 7:40
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    It will be understood, however, be aware that mid-next week is informal English, whereas midweek and middle of next week are standard forms.
    – z7sg Ѫ
    Jul 7, 2011 at 13:12

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