0

"It would be best if you could ..." vs "it would be the best if you could...", which one is right?

I search it using google and find most people say "would be best" without a definite article. While I thought "the best" is a situation that is known to all so it should follow a definite article. Is it because we always use "It would be better" therefore we drop "the" when we use "be the best".

And there is a similar question about whether "be best" is grammatically right or not “Be Best” - is the grammar right?

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.