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    Default because usage

    Is the following question correct?

    Do you think the summer is better than the winter?

    I think the summer is better because it's fun to swim at the beach.
    Personally, I feel using the word "the" twice in the question makes it sound rather wordy.

    I think there is no problem with the above answer.

    Do you agree?

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    Default Re: because usage

    We either use 'the' in all three places, or in none.

    '(The) summer?' would have been a more helpful thread title.
    Last edited by 5jj; 25-Oct-2011 at 08:54.

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