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  1. Unregistered


    Can someone please tell me what is wrong with this sentence? ive been trying to figure it out and i just dont see any errors. here is the sentence.
    ( August is the worst time of year to visit the Grand Canyon )

    • Join Date: Jun 2006
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    Re: Hi

    there's a "the" missing

    • Join Date: Apr 2008
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    Re: Hi

    I think nothing is wrong.

  2. Barb_D's Avatar
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      • Native Language:
      • American English
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      • United States
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    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    Re: Hi

    It seems perfectly idiomatic to me as well.

    Yes, you can say "the best time of THE year," but you don't have to. Maybe this is a regional variation, like "couple minutes" and "couple of minutes."


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