View Poll Results: I worked there ___ the summer.

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  • in

    224 22.13%
  • during

    697 68.87%
  • Either

    91 8.99%
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Thread: In\During

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    #11

    Re: In\During

    Quote Originally Posted by luckychris
    Mike, you are always creditable!
    Thanks, Chris.

    :wink:

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    #12

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    hello,mike.Would you like to introduce yourself? Are you in newyork? I'm very interested in U.S.A.

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    #13

    Re: In\During

    Quote Originally Posted by luckychris
    hello,mike.Would you like to introduce yourself? Are you in newyork? I'm very interested in U.S.A.
    Yes, I live in the heart of Manhattan, New York City. I am a veterinarian, by trade. What about you? :wink:

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    Yes, I live in the heart of Manhattan, New York City. I am a veterinarian, by trade. What about you? :wink:[/quote]

    I live in Beijing,China. I'm a marketing assistant.Are you intersted in electronic guitar music? I market AMP and effect for electronic guitar, which are the best equipments in the world. :wink: Maybe I used to introduce my products for evryone,but if you are interested them, I would like to send you one as a gift.

    I just sent you a private message for help,don't foget to chek it. :D

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    #15

    Re: In\During

    Quote Originally Posted by luckychris
    Yes, I live in the heart of Manhattan, New York City. I am a veterinarian, by trade. What about you? :wink:
    I live in Beijing,China. I'm a marketing assistant.Are you intersted in electronic guitar music? I market AMP and effect for electronic guitar, which are the best equipments in the world. :wink: Maybe I used to introduce my products for evryone,but if you are interested them, I would like to send you one as a gift.

    I just sent you a private message for help,don't foget to chek it. :D[/quote]

    Thanks for the offer, but I don't know one guitar string from another. I play a little piano, though. I'll check the message box. :)

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    #16

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    #17

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Yes, I live in the heart of Manhattan, New York City. I am a veterinarian, by trade. What about you? :wink:
    Wow! Great job! I have always admired the good work that vets do in New York, Miami Florida and other places [ I have always watched them on Animal Planet]. I wish our government adopted the law for animal protection you have


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    #18

    Re: In\During

    I think you can use either

    Both refers to an indefinited time in the past

    but:

    I worked there in the summer ( no specifies how long you work there, maybe one day or more )

    I worked there during the summer ( says that you work the three months of the summer at least )

    Wait for your comments

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    #19

    Question Re: In\During

    Quote Originally Posted by Willbut View Post
    'During' means that it didn't last all summer, in contrast to 'for the summer, etc, but 'in' would mean much the same to me. I might try to suggest that 'during' is longer, but I'm not entirely convinced.
    Hello Willbut,

    I do not understand why 'during' cannot mean all the summer. I give an example:

    I am building my house during the summer.

    With this sentence I want to say that I made this work all the summer. Maybe I am wrong but I think this sentence means exactly what I want to say.

    If you have a answer about this issue, I will take it.

    Thanks for your reply.

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    #20

    Re: In\During

    Hi Guys! In this case I would use "during" because:

    You use during when you're talking about a period of time, you don't know how long that period is.

    On the other hand, You use "In", when you're talking about an exact period of time, you do know how long that period is! I mean, You say the exact amount of time.

    Hope this helps!
    Peace!

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