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    Smile in (the) winter

    Some frogs naturally freeze solid in winter, then thaw and hop away in the spring ... Scientists believe these frogs hold the secret for safer organ transplants.



    Are "in winter" and "in the winter" interchangeable and synonymous? Thanks.

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    Re: in (the) winter

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Some frogs naturally freeze solid in winter, then thaw and hop away in the spring ... Scientists believe these frogs hold the secret for safer organ transplants.



    Are "in winter" and "in the winter" interchangeable and synonymous? Thanks.
    Yes, they are.

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    Wink Re: in (the) winter

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Some frogs naturally freeze solid in winter, then thaw and hop away in the spring ... Scientists believe these frogs hold the secret for safer organ transplants.



    Are "in winter" and "in the winter" interchangeable and synonymous? Thanks.
    Remember, however, that in the case below you are meant to use the:
    In the winter of 1989, I almost got frozen to death...

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