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    in summer in the summer

    Hi, is there a difference
    in the summer I usually...
    in summer I usually...


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    Re: in summer in the summer

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley View Post
    Hi, is there a difference
    in the summer I usually...
    in summer I usually...
    I cannot think of a case where I would distinguish between in summer and in the summer.
    Maybe here:
    In the summer of 1969.
    In summer of 1969

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    Thumbs up Re: in summer in the summer

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    I cannot think of a case where I would distinguish between in summer and in the summer.
    Maybe here:
    In the summer of 1969.
    In summer of 1969
    Just like svartnik points it out in his post, in the summer is more specific; talking about a general situation/state/event, in summer and in the summer are interchangeable:

    In (the) summer I usually spend my free time sunbathing at the beach.

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