Preposition de with time nouns

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Preposition de with time nouns

Two phrases: 

Je pense au match de football de la semaine prochaine. 

Je pense à mon mariage le mois prochain. 

Question: why preposition "de" is in front of "la semaine", but it is not in front of "le mois"?


Asked 6 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Eugene, I think this is just the same as the difference in English between using the possessive form ‘ next week’s match ‘  ( instead of ‘ the match next week’ ); the second sentence being simply ‘ my marriage next month ‘. 

Preposition de with time nouns

Two phrases: 

Je pense au match de football de la semaine prochaine. 

Je pense à mon mariage le mois prochain. 

Question: why preposition "de" is in front of "la semaine", but it is not in front of "le mois"?


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