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You're all going on tour for about a month of European festivals this summer.

What does "for about a month" mean in this sentence? That they're going on tour in a month or that this tour will take a month?

Thanks. :)

  • As you wrote, if it meant "they're going on tour in a month", you would use "in (about) a month". – user3169 Jul 31 '16 at 18:57
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for about a month

the duration of the tour.

Contrast with these that tell us when the tour starts

... in about a month

or

in a month's time you're all going ...

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