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Old January 12, 2018, 04:59 AM
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I buy oranges by weight or by the weight

which one is correct? Similar expressions?
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Old January 12, 2018, 07:51 AM
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These expressions may be interchangeable in some instances.
When you use the article, you kind of imply that there's a specific weight you're looking for.
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Old January 12, 2018, 10:38 AM
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Without the article sounds a little more normal for me.

Another option, at least in AmE, would be "by the pound".
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by the pound, by weight, lb, pound, weight


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