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Should it be Everest or the Everest?

An article isn't used with a singular proper noun referring to a specific place, so "he plans to climb Everest" rather than "he plans to climb the Everest." If Everest is being ...
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Using definite article in news item headlines

Is it just to keep a title shorter? Yes.
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How to understand this use of " the"

In the Chinese translation, the virus refers to the T virus, If so, then the Chinese translation is wrong. The use of "the" is licensed by the previous mention of G-Virus and "The&...
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Your information VS An information

The first thing to do, I'd say, is to stop using the term uncountable and start calling them mass nouns. It's already clearer, isn't it? Perhaps not, but are you tempted to count water now? What are ...
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When is it appropriate to omit both articles and prepositions together?

I know not of any rules surrounding this but I can tell you that I would write it like this; “Increases damage dealt to target by 10%.”
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Is ‘the’ always necessary in such structures?

For the first sentence, only the first "the" is needed. The other three sentences are correct. The reason why Sentence 1 is incorrect is as follows: In Sentence 1, there are two uses of the ...

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