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    "in spring" and "in the spring"

    spring - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online
    spring of the spring of 1933
    in/during the spring It's due to open in the spring.


    I think that the is necessary, but that the is optional. What do you think?

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    Re: "in spring" and "in the spring"

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    spring - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online
    spring of the spring of 1933
    in/during the spring It's due to open in the spring.


    I think that the is necessary, but that the is optional. What do you think?
    I agree.

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    Re: "in spring" and "in the spring"

    It's due to open in the spring.

    Do BrE speakers prefer "in spring" to in the spring? AE speakers too?

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    Re: "in spring" and "in the spring"

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post
    It's due to open in the spring.

    Do BrE speakers prefer "in spring" to in the spring? AE speakers too?
    This AmE-speaker would probably say "in the spring."

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    Re: "in spring" and "in the spring"

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    This AmE-speaker would probably say "in the spring."
    This BrE speaker would probably say 'in spring'. Note the 'probably'.

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