Is this sentence grammar correct?

I am available every day until 1pm and all day weekends.

I am not sure every day or everyday and I think I need to write weekday instead of every day

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    If you're not sure about every day vs everyday, did you try doing a search like this one?
    – J.R.
    May 6, 2015 at 10:32
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    The simplest "fix" is I am available Monday through Friday until 1pm and all day weekends. If you switch it to work days, well not every works the same days you. ;)
    – user6951
    May 7, 2015 at 2:48

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Where's the preposition in the latter half of the sentence?

I'm available every day until 1 pm, and all day during/on weekends.


On weekdays, I'm available till 1 pm; on weekends, I'm available all day (or any time).

seems a better, simpler sentence without any ambiguity.

'everyday' is an adjective and 'every day' functions as an adverb. It's good to learn the difference. So here, you don't use it as an adjective. In other words, it's 'every day' and not 'everyday'.

As I said, when you want to show a contrast to weekends, 'weekdays' or 'working days' is preferable over every day.

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    +1 I took the liberty of fixing minor typos. It was so tempting for me to edit is preferable over to preferable to because I would always use to, but then I thought preferable over might be possible in Indian English. (This could be useful: english.stackexchange.com/questions/1752/…, talk.collegeconfidential.com/sat-preparation/…) May 6, 2015 at 22:00
  • @DamkerngT. I use over when two choices are given clearly as in my answer. On the other hand, I use to if it's not clearly given - "I have a bike, but I prefer to walk for short distances."
    – Maulik V
    May 7, 2015 at 5:00

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