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    #1

    With or without "the"

    Hi,

    How would this phrase look like using proper English?

    "The year 2013 is the first since the company's privatization when production will be higher than the previous year."

    OR

    "Year 2013 is the first since the company's privatization when the production will be higher than the previous year."

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    #2

    Re: With or without "the"

    The first one is more natural.

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    #3

    Re: With or without "the"

    I'd say:


    "2013 will be the first since the company's privatization when production will be higher than the previous year's."
    or:
    "2013 will be the first since the company's privatization when production will be higher than that of the previous year."
    "2013 will be the first since the company's privatization when production will be higher than in the previous year."

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