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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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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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about when to put articles before nouns [duplicate]

It is a translation question and the right answer is The women gives cookies to the kid. I put an extra "the" before cookies and it is marked as a wrong answer. Would anyone care to give a ...
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when do we omit the article in an OF-phrase? [duplicate]

When do we omit the definite article THE at the beginning of a phrase and for what reason? Removal of skin or the removal of skin. Could someone give some examples?
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Using “the/a/an” with “and” and “or” [duplicate]

Suppose I need to mention two nouns in a phrase so that they are joined with either "and" or "or". Do I use "the/a/an" with the both of the nouns or just with the first one?
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the English Language Teacher [duplicate]

I was taught that with the word language, the definite article is used. The English language versus English The English language Teacher versus English teacher What are article usage ...
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“In a book store near my school” vs. “in the book store near my school” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any simple rules for article usage (“a” vs “the” vs none) Which article should I use in the following situations? There is only one book store near my school, and I ...
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Do you know the reason why we must use the article a instead of the in the following? [duplicate]

A human ear responds to a wide range of frequencies. My teacher already has said me, when you are speaking about a part of your body that it belongs to it- it is not artificial et cetera- you must ...
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is it right to say ' provide huge job opportunities to society' [duplicate]

I'm writing an essay, when I meet the grammar issue. the 'to society' is right? or should use 'to the society'? thanks.
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When (if ever) is is acceptable to use an indefinite article immediately in front of an adjective? [duplicate]

What's the rule for using a/an before an adjective? I am asking this question because my high school professor is teaching us that we shouldn't use a/an before an adjective. With some 'exceptions' ...
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Small Question Regarding Article the or a [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any simple rules for article usage (“a” vs “the” vs none) I always don't understand which one to use, a or the or nothing. I got a question ...
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Use of article before Strength [duplicate]

I know strength is a noun. So in some sentences article is used and in some sentences, an article is not used before Strength. Example I was impressed by his strength. She's doing exercises to build ...
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'a thesis' or 'the thesis'? [duplicate]

I have some questions concerning sentences. ... majoring in Biological Systems Engineering chosen by [full name] conclude with preparation of a thesis and the engineering exam. The title of the ...
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Do I use “the” or “a”? How do I decide which article to use? [duplicate]

Do I need to put "the" in front of correlation and negative? We performed a correlation analysis to measure a correlation between job satisfaction and the shortage of nursing. We found that a ...
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Determiners in English sentence vs. plurals, singulars and zero determiners. Is it ok to say? [duplicate]

Do I need any determiners in the sentence below in general statement? Strong winds destroy homes. Is it ok to say in English in specific situation? The strong wind destroyed the homes in North ...

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