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Second Word War is the Proper way in American English to write World War II using Ordinal Numbers. Roman Numerals on the other hand do not have an ordinal equivalent. See Vaibhav Garg's answer in this question.


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Key point here: The second Vs: The II Second is an adjective; II is not!


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It is similar to the following example: performed in the film and performed in the "Ted". That one should not have the "the": performed in "Ted". "Second World War" is not it's name, it is more describing what it was - "the second war that involved the world", in the same way that "film" is not it's name, it is describing what it is. The ...


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some information about the definite article usage: the article should be used with the unique things they are only one in the world like the earth ,the sun ,the east,the west ,the paradize etc secondly with the third degree ot the adjective like the best,the biggest and also with the special adjectives like the great,the new but some of them a very few ...


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To an extent it highlights the difference between English and Americanism and the influence of Americanism to the English language. In English the expression "both of you" is equivalent to "the two of you". As such, in English, "the both" would actually be equivalent to "the the two" which is obviously incorrect. Americans have a tendency to use "the both ...


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I would fall back to the general rule for the usage of definite articles. It doesn't really matter whether the article appears at the start of a sentence or not. Just keep in mind whether you are referring to a particular instance of a class or not: Removal of skin is painful. Here, we are referring to the act of removing skin, in the general. The ...


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In my physics writing, I generally used the indefinite article (a/an), as in In this paper, we describe a system of randomly moving, weakly interacting particles... Even if what we were talking about was a specific thing, like a method: We discuss a novel method for solving such problems... The reasoning, as mentioned by @brasshat, is that by ...


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I expect either "the" or "an" would be correct grammatically. From a practical standpoint, if you are absolutely certain that you have created the only possible environment, then by all means use "the". If, however, there is a chance that you or someone else might create a different environment, use "an". My own advice would be to use just a bit of humility, ...


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Don't use "the" with your application name. In this case the application name functions in the same way as the name of a person (or dog, or other animal I suppose) and it would be unusual (and highly stylistic) to place a "the" in front of the name.


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A) Cars have 4 wheels This asserts a true statement about (implicitly) all cars. But some cars might have 3 wheels. And theoretically most cars have 5 wheels (spare in trunk). B) A car has 4 wheels Also implies the same thing: A car, random car that you find on the street, has 4 wheels. Neither offer much opportunity to offer variance to the ...



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