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    How do I say "in the future" in French? Is it dans l'avenir or a l'avenir. I want to say I will never take drugs in the future, because of blah blah. Help is much appreciated. Thanks.

    In fact, both dans l'avenir and à l'avenir exist, although both have slightly different meanings, as explained by this site. In this case, my feeling would be to go with dans l'avenir, because to me à l'avenir would probably imply that you have been doing drugs up until now, and have decided to turn your life around - « Il se dit en parlant d’un changement et suggère généralement que les choses n’ont pas été faites correctement jusqu’à maintenant. » As such, « je ne me droguerai jamais à l'avenir » would be a bit like saying "I'll never take drugs from now on".
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    Ahh, I thought as much. Thank you very much.
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