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    Snappy is offline Member
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    In future/In the future

    I thought "in future" meant "from now on" and a little different from "in the future."

    Therefore, I was using, "You must be careful in future." and "He will come to Japan in the future."

    I wonder if "in future" is acceptable in the US, because Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English says "in future" is British English.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: In future/In the future

    I can't say about AmE, but you're certainly using them correctly from a BrE perspective- I didn't know that this was BrE.

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