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If run English→German translation on google translator,

Nevertheless, I wish this work could be finished by the end of next month.

I get

Trotzdem wünsche ich mir, dass diese Arbeit bis Ende nächsten Monats abgeschlossen sein könnte.

Why is it not "bis Ende des nächsten Monats"?

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    Why is it end of next month and not end of the next month? I strongly recommend against GoogleTranslate (although it does an ok job this time). Try deepL instead. Aug 3 '21 at 8:55
  • @infinitezero Ah, thanks you. deepL translates it to Ende des nächstern Monats even though I omitted 'the' from 'end of the next month'. google translator missed des because I missed the. (if you can post an answer, I can choose it as the selected answer.)
    – Chan Kim
    Aug 3 '21 at 9:06
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    I'm with @infinitezero when it comes to translators. Also I noted that the English original omits "the" in "next month" as well. So, can I suppose that the question is "when can I omit the article in a case like Ende + timespan.", is that correct ?
    – user41853
    Aug 3 '21 at 11:29
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    @ChanKim: Have a look, there are several answers that might serve your question in: german.stackexchange.com/questions/44675/… and the linked question.
    – user41853
    Aug 3 '21 at 12:23
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  • Is “bis Ende nächsten Monats” a correct expression?
    Yes.
  • Why is it not "bis Ende des nächsten Monats"?
    You have to ask the developers of Google Translator. Other translating machines like deepl produce what you want:

    Dennoch wünsche ich mir, dass diese Arbeit bis Ende des nächsten Monats abgeschlossen werden kann.

Fact is, that all of these variations are correct and mean the same:

bis Ende nächsten Monats
bis Ende des nächsten Monats
bis zum Ende des nächsten Monats

It's just a matter of personal taste.

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    @a_donda The question is "is it correct". That is answered. Further, if there's a choice of different phrases which all are correct and with identical meaning: it's a matter of style and personal taste which to choose. What else? Aug 3 '21 at 10:09
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    @a_donda: Chan asked exactly 2 question, and I answered both of them precisely. That personal taste would be insufficient is a matter of your personal taste. But you are welcome to write a better answer. Use less energy to criticize others. Try to do better yourself instead. Aug 3 '21 at 10:13
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    Yes. Allmost everything in the world is a matter of personal taste. That's whataboutism. But it is not an answer to a question that asks "why".
    – user41853
    Aug 3 '21 at 10:34
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    ... I just can repeat: You are welcome to write a better answer. Use less energy to criticize others. Try to do better yourself instead. Aug 3 '21 at 11:39
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    thank you all for trying to give me a most 'correct' answer. :) I think I learned the des here can be omitted like we can omit the in English in some cases(including personal taste). That's what I was curious about.
    – Chan Kim
    Aug 4 '21 at 0:39

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