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Rainnana

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Here's dialogue from Clueless, "And could the suicide attempts please be postponed til the next period?"


But in Naver dictionary, there's a sentence "Postpone the meeting for another day".


How should I use "postpone"? Thank you.
 
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  • What's the difference among between these? : postpone for/to/until
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    The example in the Naver Dictionary is not a natural-sounding one.

    You can postpone a meeting for three days or for the time being.

    You can postpone it until the following day or until 3rd August.

    You can postpone it indefinitely.

    You can just postpone it.

    In the last two cases you will inform the interested parties of the rearranged date in due course.

    Rover
     
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