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    Should I say:
    1. at the end of year 2011. Or,
    2. at the end of the year 2011

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    Re: Article - the

    Welcome to the forum, tomlam.

    (A better title for this thread would have been At the end of (the) year 2011.

    Both versions could be acceptable depending on the context.

    It is always better to give us a complete sentence to work with rather than a fragment.

    It is usually enough to say 'Come and see me at the end of 2011.'

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    Re: Article - the

    What's the context? In many contexts, the word year is unnecessary.

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    Re: Article - the

    Thank you. I may use it for some financial description. For example,

    The sales in financial year 2009/10 was 1,000 while it was 2,000 in year 2010/11. We came across many problems in 2010. This may account for the figure of zero at the end of the year 2010. Fortunately, the marketing team did very well in 2011. We reached 2,000 in just half a year (1/1/2011 to 30/6/2011).
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