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The main point here is whether the data analysis being done is specific or general. Joe Bloggs is responsible for incident data analysis. Conveys that Joe Bloggs' job is to do incident data analysis more generally, whilst, Joe Bloggs is responsible for the incident data analysis. Would convey that Joe is responsible for the analysis for this ...


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This is an opinion-based answer, so may be shot down, but I do build web sites. The omission of the indefinite article is common usage in English titles and slogans, whether or not it is ungrammatical. As an example, when I did a Google search for “From mouse to man” I got eight hits on the first page (most in a scientific context), whereas when I searched ...


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Some languages, French being one of them (to my knowledge), have a strict rule on whether or not the article should be included. English is much more lenient, especially in the case of story writing or informal context. When you write the sentence out with "the", it's as if you're pointing at a group of people and speaking. When you leave it out, it's like ...


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To cut through the comment chaos and address the question: You can say "the" like "thee" or "thuh", interchangeably. This isn't a recent development and as far as I know it's not particularly associated with a particular region. A given individual might use both on seperate occasions. I believe that "thee" is favoured in "Received pronounciation", which ...


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I don't think that either of the previous answers truly nails the rationale behind this usage. I don't think the following does either, but I consider the reasoning a useful addition. Both The bank has a responsibility to inform customers of changes in interest rates. and The bank has the responsibility to inform customers of changes in ...


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[This answer relates specifically to British English.] Property (in the sense of possessions) is a non-count / uncountable / mass noun. Oxford Dictionaries define it as follows: A thing or things belonging to someone; possessions collectively Examples: she wanted Oliver and his property out of her flat the stolen property was not recovered ...


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The question on whether to use a definite article or indefinite article is not easy to answer. (Please note I used "the" instead of "a" in this sentence). In your example "This book is the property of...", "property" is not any other property, but the property modified (restricted) by the prepositional phrase that is headed by "of". The following Merriam ...


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In contexts like these, use "a". Even if the hearer is familiar with the particular app, they don't know that that is the subject of the conversation until you introduce it. The only time you might use "the" here is if a collection of which the app is a part has already been introduced in the conversation; eg My boss let me choose which parts of our ...



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