I expect to return from Singapore during about a week's time

I think the above sentence is incorrect because during is wrongly used, instead of this within should be used.

Am I right?

  • Why do you think that? In a week is not within a week. – Lambie Jan 23 at 17:29
  • Because I may return earlier – Kshitij Singh Jan 23 at 18:17

Yes. Assuming you mean to say that you'll be returning from Singapore in up to a week, you'll want to use within instead. I would also lose the 's time and about parts, so the phrase looks like this:

I expect to return from Singapore within a week.

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