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It is Jan and you will fly to Japan in March. In American English, you say: "I will fly to Japan 2 months from now". Can you instead say "I will fly to Japan 2 months later"?

Is there any other alternative for "from now" in this case?

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    No, "later" doesn't work, unless you're relating it to some other event. ("I will fly to Korea in March, and then to Japan two months later.") You can say, "I will fly to Japan in two months." – Canadian Yankee Dec 31 '17 at 17:57
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"2 months later" implies that you have mentioned a date already and are referring to a point two months after that date, e.g. I'll be checking out some hotels next week, and I will fly to Japan 2 months later.

As for an alternative, you may replace "from now" in the sentence by prepending the word "in" to the time measurement: I will fly to japan in two months.

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    Thank you. But, when you say "two months from now I will do this" it means exactly two months from now. But, "in two months" means any time from now until two months from now. Right? – Sus20200 Jan 4 '18 at 17:21
  • @Sus20200 No problem! And nope, "in two months" also means "exactly two months from now" :) You might be thinking of "within two months", which does mean "any time from now until two months from now". – M. I. Wright Jan 4 '18 at 23:39

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