I will start no sooner than in the first week of May.

Is that correct? I am not sure because I could not find any similar sentences with weeks or months. I would like to say that I cannot start until the first week of May.

  • It's grammatical, but sounds a bit strange. I would either drop the in or add sometime in front of it. (Although I think just dropping it is better since it's less wordy.) Apr 29, 2019 at 11:31

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"No sooner" means not earlier. So, the sentence is not wrong.
You can use it with week, month, day, morning or any other time period.

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