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    all (the) time

    Hello.

    I would like you to help me with the following:

    'Peter can't stop talking. He talks all the time'.

    My answer is the same but without the. However, I can't think of any difference between those. Can you? What of the choices is correct?

    Thanks,

    Alex.

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    Re: all (the) time

    Only all the time is correct.

    Rover

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    Re: all (the) time

    Is it like 'He talks all the time while I'm with him'? Just trying to work out why the is the only correct option because Murphy's book don't say anything about it (at least I'm not aware of it).

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    Re: all (the) time

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexAD View Post
    Is it like 'He talks all the time while I'm with him'? Just trying to work out why the is the only correct option because Murphy's book don't doesn't say anything about it (at least I'm not aware of it).
    Sometimes, or most times, idioms such as "all the time" are logically difficult to understand. This is true in all languages. Please tell Murphy to include in his/her next book.

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