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    have a habit? have the habit?

    when do you use "i have a habit of ___" as oppose to
    "i have the habit of _____" ?
    how are they different?

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    Re: have a habit? have the habit?

    Quote Originally Posted by slim1111 View Post
    When do you use "I have a habit of ___" as opposed to
    "i have the habit of _____" ?
    How are they different?
    How and when would you use them? Think about the differences between 'the" and "a".

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    Re: have a habit? have the habit?

    Well, that is precisely the problem I have.
    Easier examples such as "I have a cat" and "I have the cat"
    are intuitive and cause no concern.
    But for "a habit of" and "the habit of", I can't for the life of me
    feel how they should differ.
    I would appreciate it if you would provide an example that can
    clearly show for which instance each phrase is used.

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