Is it correct to say: "Dont' forget to discuss *X* with *NAME* on the friday skype" or "Dont' forget to discuss *X* with *NAME* on a friday skype"?

  • If your counterpart understands skype as contraction of skype call sure. The definite versus indefinite article depends, are you referring to a specific Friday, use the, if not, use a.
    – Helmar
    Commented Sep 29, 2016 at 18:44

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If this is an established call that's been set up, the first one is good. Otherwise I might go with "Don't forget to discuss *X* with *NAME* on Skype on Friday", or "over Skype on Friday", or "on Friday over Skype"


Driven by "definite" or "indefinite" articles I would suggest that:

"The Friday Skpye" refers to the next one in chronological order, while

"A Friday Skype" refers to bringing the topic up at some future point, but not necessarily the next one.

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