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Here is an excerpt from one of the Goethe Zertifikat mock tests:

Vielleicht kann ich am Morgen wieder zum Arbeit kommen. Vielleicht aber auch erst am Montag.

What exactly is "auch" of the second sentence for? Although I do understand the overall meaning of the sentence.

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  • It must be zur Arbeit and should be morgen instead of am Morgen.
    – Janka
    Commented Jul 16, 2023 at 21:36
  • @Janka: If "now" is e.g. Thursday evening it might be "am Morgen" (that is, say, Friday, 8:00 o'clock) or Monday, at some arbitrary time, whereas "morgen" would mean Friday, at some arbitrary tme.
    – bakunin
    Commented Jul 17, 2023 at 8:18

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"It is also possible that I cannot return before Monday."

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