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What is the accepted stance on using "they" in a singular form? [duplicate]

Is it good English to say "They have just left", when talking about a single person (perhaps someone you don't know the gender of)? (I am a native English speaker, I'm looking for the view held by ...
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Difference between "a" and "the"? [duplicate]

I have a question regarding the usage of articles. What is the difference between "a" and "the"? Why do I need to use "a" in "that was a winter I"ll never forget."? Can I use "the" instead? Also, ...
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When to add "the", "a" or when not to add "the" or "a"? [duplicate]

What's the difference (or correct way of saying it) between the followings: "Review plan" vs "Review a plan" vs "Review the plan"? "Agree on plan" vs "Agree on a plan" vs "Agree on the plan" "...
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The people vs people [duplicate]

The most important assets are people vs are the people Could you help, please
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'Have a possibility' vs. 'have the possibility' [duplicate]

When trying to say a sentence with the following structure: You also have [x] possibility to open a savings account When is it appropriate to use 'a' and when is it appropriate to use 'the'?
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An Apple Is Green [duplicate]

Which one is correct? An apple is green. Apple is green. The apple is green. Please describe for me.
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What's the difference between 'a year' and 'the year'? [duplicate]

When I should use "a year" and when I should use "the year."
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Warning message when user navigates away from a page [duplicate]

In my software, If user edits some content of a document and clicks close icon without saving the changes he made (i.e. without clicking the save icon first), the text of message that I display to the ...
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I like "the" music or I like music? [duplicate]

I like music. I like the music. I know the difference between the previous two sentences is that 'the music' is specifically talking about a music. Is there any more difference in meaning? Can you ...
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I work in a hospital or I work in the hospital [duplicate]

I am wondering : I work in a hospital or I work in the hospital ? She works on a plane or she works on the plane ? thanks
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How to use articles? When to use "a", "an", "the"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any simple rules for article usage (“a” vs “the” vs none) When should I use “a” vs “an”? Can anyone explain to me when and where to use ...
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The bank/ a bank [duplicate]

Which one is the right one? I am not surprised that Mike is in prison. He robbed {a|the} bank two years ago.
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What weather! What a pity! - phrases with and without article - why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any simple rules for article usage (“a” vs “the” vs none) ‘… the weather’ vs. ‘… weather’ “Bad weather doesn't exist” vs. “The bad weather doesn't exist” I've been ...
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the definite article in front of a noun that is followed by a defining clause [duplicate]

When we want to refer to a specific noun, we use the definite article 'the'. When the noun is followed by a defining clause, again we use the defining article 'the'. My question is why the following ...
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Which article is correct? [duplicate]

What is correct:If you see him,give him the message.OR If you see him,give him a message.
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