When I'd like to specify dates to do some task, how can I express that the last date should be included in the provided period?

For example:

From 5th to 7th March

Meaning March 5th, March 6th and March 7th.


The least ambiguous would be to use "up to and including":

From the 5th up to and including the 7th of March

Using through works as well:

From the 5th through the 7th of March

since that word means

4 c : to and including
// Monday through Friday

(source: Merriam Webster)

  • A variation on "up to and including" is the single word inclusive: "from the 5th to the 7th of March, inclusive." – Canadian Yankee Feb 4 '19 at 17:07

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