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    during the rush hour or in the rush hour

    "It's going to take us about two hours to get to the airport during the rush hour." "in the rush hour"?

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    "it will take us about two hours to get to the airport during the rush hour."

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    Re: during the rush hour or in the rush hour

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "It's going to take us about two hours to get to the airport during the rush hour." "in the rush hour"?

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    "it will take us about two hours to get to the airport during the rush hour."
    While both options work, the first is probably better as I assume you are basing the statement on some prior experience of rush hour.
    During is the preposition to use here.
    In AmE, it is more usual to say rush hour without the definite article.

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    Re: during the rush hour or in the rush hour

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    While both options work, the first is probably better as I assume you are basing the statement on some prior experience of rush hour.
    During is the preposition to use here.
    In AmE, it is more usual to say rush hour without the definite article.
    It's like "He was elected president of Ukraine." Rush hour" there may be no other rushour and it's a well known fact?

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    Re: during the rush hour or in the rush hour

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    It's like "He was elected president of Ukraine." Rush hour" there may be no other rushour and it's a well known fact?
    Yes, but I wouldn´t equate such a banal event with the election of the president of Ukraine.

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