Any date/day in March is fine with me

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Chinese
Hello,

When I schedule an appointment with somebody, is it idiomatic to say "any date in March is fine with me" or "any day in March is fine with me" or neither? Besides, since we talk about a date in the future, should I say "any date/date in March will be fine with me"?

Thank you very much!
 
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  • Edinburgher

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    Both day and date are fine. I think I'd prefer "is fine", because although the appointment is in the future, we are arranging it now. Using "will be" would have a hint of "probably" about it, and we don't really want uncertainty when making appointments.
     

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    Hi Edinburgher,

    Oh, I see. Thank you so much for your reply! I am very happy to know the reason why "is fine" is better than "will be" in this case. Thank you!
     
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