the second and the warmest season of the year outside the tropics, coming between spring and autumn
the best time
a year of one's age
"they spent a lazy summer at the shore"
"the golden summer of his life"
"We summered in Kashmir"
The dry sounds of summer, the frog-voices, the..cicadas.
出自： E. Waugh
The summers at Melikhovo were delectable.
出自： V. S. Pritchett
He didn't live in Branson, but he used to summer here.
误 Do you know why the Winter is colder than the Summer?
正 Do you know why winter is colder than summer?
误 John died in summer of 1987.
正 John died in the summer of 1987.
析 spring, summer, autumn, winter四季的名称习惯上作普通名词用,前面不需加定冠词,如不在句首,第一个字母也无须大写; 但当它具体指某一年的季节时,前面必须加定冠词the。