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in the summer, in summer In the winter (summer, spring) , in winter (summer, spring), which one is more common when used in general, not for a particular winter? Is this a British English American English thing? Or one is more formal than the other?
Oct 8, 2019 4:29 AM
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Mostly, I think you can do either, but not always. In summer I like to go swimming. Sounds natural to me. In the summer I like to go swimming. Still OK but sounds less natural to me. I like to go swimming in the summer. Sounds natural to me. I like to go swimming in summer. Sounds unnatural to me. I am from the UK.
October 8, 2019
Maybe you're right. Rhythm.
October 8, 2019
Good question. I'm not sure, and I think I use both. Perhaps the choice is about rhythm?
October 8, 2019
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