Someone asked, if I could meet on monday, how can I say that that day is ok?

"Montag passt mir gut"

Is this informal? If so, what would be the formal way of saying that?

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There are many possible answers that are formal. You can say your example as an answer:

"Montag passt mir gut."

But you can also say, if the time has not yet been agreed:

"Am Montag habe ich noch nichts vor. Wir können uns dann treffen. Um welche Uhrzeit?"

Notice: Counter-question leaves an interested impression.

Other possible answer would be:

"Montag ist in Ordnung, wir können uns dann treffen."

"Ja, wir können uns am Montag treffen."

Informal answer would be:

"Montag ist ok"

(especially short answer were informal)

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    Not sure if "am Montag geht es mir (gut)" is a Swiss regionalism, but in Standard German this would mean something like "on monday I'm well" or "on monday I feel good". Feb 3, 2021 at 22:26
  • Okay, I have change it ;) Feb 4, 2021 at 6:43
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    Further informal and rather frequent versions are (in Germany): Ja, Montag geht. / Ja, Montag geht bei mir. / Ja, Montag geht bei mir gut. / [Dienstag ist (bei mir) schlecht, aber] Montag wär' okay. These sentences sound wrong, but they are popular in everyday language. However, using a formal language in an informal situation would sound more or less artificial (laboured) and strange to me. Feb 5, 2021 at 11:20

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