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    Indefinite aricle with "summer"

    1) There is nothing like an English summer. OR
    2) There is nothing like _ English summer.

    Which is correct?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: Indefinite aricle with "summer"

    1) is correct.

    Also

    3) There is nothing like the English summer.

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    Re: Indefinite aricle with "summer"



    What do you, englishhoppy, mean by an/the English summer, please?

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    Re: Indefinite aricle with "summer"

    I imagine s/he means a summer of the sort that one experiences in England. There is nothing unusual about this construction.

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    Re: Indefinite aricle with "summer"

    And if I say "I like __ English summer (in geneal)", will it be OK without an article?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: Indefinite aricle with "summer"

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    And if I say "I like __ English summer (in general)", will it be OK without an article?
    It's more natural with 'the'.

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    Re: Indefinite aricle with "summer"

    Or "I like English summers".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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