Which is correct:

  1. He was taken to hospital?
  2. He was taken to the hospital?
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  • The 1st is spoken in BrE and the 2nd in AmE. And @erich is right. – Tushar Raj Apr 29 '15 at 4:45
  • Thanks so much! So it means both are right, I am going to write an article about some grammar subject which is the most suitable to use? – Sanjar Igamov Apr 29 '15 at 6:35
  • It means one or the other is right, depending on the target audience. – Brian Hitchcock Apr 29 '15 at 7:46

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