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    Default for March, in March

    ---The weather is too cold___ March this year.
    ---It was still____ when I came here years ago.
    A. for, colder B in ,hot
    The answer is A. But I think both of the answers are possible, They just have different meaning.
    Right?

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    Default Re: for March, in March

    Quote Originally Posted by *^^* View Post
    ---The weather is too cold___ March this year.
    ---It was still____ when I came here years ago.
    A. for, colder B in ,hot
    The answer is A. But I think both of the answers are possible, They just have different meaning.
    Right?
    Neither is natural.

    I'd use:

    The weather is very cold for March (this year)/The weather was very cold in March this year.
    It was even colder when I came here years ago
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    Given that you have to deal with the question as it is presented, A is just about possible. You can't say it was 'still hot' in March in the northern hemisphere.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: for March, in March

    I think if last year it was hot in March and this year it's not, it just about works.

    "The weather is too cold for March. It was still hot when I came here last year."

    It would only really work in the southern hemisphere though, where it should still be hot in March at the end of the summer, and it would be a surprise if it were cold. I agree that "too cold" isn't very natural though. I would just use "cold".

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