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I'd say, I sentence 2, II sentence 2, and III sentence 1 are correct; the latter, since dropping the in this case would yield a gap in the sentence.


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It is a world wide, common in all English speaking languages, and it is not new. If I were to give you a reason for it, I would say that it originates from the spelling of the word. It is common for people once they know how to read to replace what they know with what they read. Many people with foreign names experience this daily, when friends and strangers ...


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The definite article "the" means the particular, well-known grasslands of the state of Kansas. "Great" means large extent. If you don't believe me, try driving all 424 miles of the length of Interstate Highway 70 from one end of the state to the other. I have.


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The particularity of the strain of a disease doesn't tell you whether to use a determinative. As an example, take consumption. The google finds no results for "die of the pulmonary tuberculosis" and 30.8K hits for "die of pulmonary tuberculosis." The same search for "swine flu," on the other hand, turns up both usages. The Ngram viewer finds that ...


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The is optional here, but I would keep it in. To my ear, the sentence sounds terse without it.


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The activities in a supply chain have the role of transforming raw materials into finished products that are delivered from the supplier to the end customer. The definite articles in this sentence are not obligatory; but their use is perfectly reasonable. You say: I don't know who is the supplier or who is the end customer. I respond, Yes, you ...


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Sadly, 'rules' that people devise to 'make article use simper' are almost always too broad-brush. I'd prefer a more realistic first sentence: A zoo is 'an establishment which maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public'. {ODO} 'You can take the kids to a zoo.' ...


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A woman who fell 10 meters from High Peak was lifted to safety by a helicopter. My first question: why doesn't above sentence use the even though it is using an adjective clause? In this case, the adjective clause is describing the woman, as opposed to distinguishing her from other women. If this apparent news article was continued, the ...


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A woman who fell 10 meters from High Peak was lifted to safety by a helicopter. This is news. We haven't heard about this woman before. The woman who fell 10 meters from High Peak was lifted to safety by a helicopter. This is an update. We know the woman fell, now they are telling us what progress has been made. The books that have red ...



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