In future vs. in the future

There are some Brits who say ‘in future’ while as far as I know Americans still stick to ‘in the future’. How does ‘in future’ sound to you?


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I suggest that ‘in future’ is very general indicating ‘next time’ as in -

In future I must ask you to park your car within the lines marked on the ground.

‘In the future’ is much broader in scope as in-

In the future most people will consider it perfectly normal to own an electric car.


Hi Alan, I got it, many thanks for your explanation :+1:.

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