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    at this time of year/the year

    At this time of year/the year, thousands of school leavers are searching for jobs.
    In this phrase, it doesn't matter whether 'the' is used, does it? Is there any difference between with and without the article?
    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: at this time of year/the year

    There is no real difference, in my opinion.

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