Author Topic: next time / the next time  (Read 261 times)

Offline davide

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next time / the next time
« on: March 05, 2020, 11:05:57 am »
Hi all,
I need help with this expression.
I have a sentence like the following.

This will make A less likely to be selected (the) next time".

Should the sentence above include the article "the"?

thanks

Davide

Offline Darryl

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Re: next time / the next time
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2020, 11:42:41 pm »
In the short sentence, I don't see any need for the article. If it is included, it sounds like there should be more to the sentence. For example:
This will make A less likely to be selected (the) next time elections are held in this state.

Offline lolayates

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Re: next time / the next time
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2020, 07:55:21 am »
Thank you very much indeed, Darryl!