definite and indefinite articles [closed]

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Definite article The usage

Why definite article “the” is used before 1)Historical monuments (example: The TajMahal). 2)Books and newspapers (example: The Harrypotter and The Indian Express) and 3)Plannets (The earth) ,Although they are proper nouns? Answer When the object or group of objects is unique or considered to be unique. In accordance to A Practical English Grammar by Audrey … Read more

Is “the” idomatic in this sentence?

That attitude is fostered by the American government. Is “the” required in this sentence? Why? “by the american governement” is way more frequent on the Internet than “by American government”. But I suspect that the sentence is as good without that “the”. Answer It’s not an idiom, but it is required in the sentence you … Read more

“most” or “the most” in the mentioned context? [closed]

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Grammatical error in using ‘the’ after an adjective

In the sentence: “Please find attached the document containing the list of items.” Is the usage of “the” after “attached” forbidden by some rule of the English language? Answer Your sentence is perfectly fine. The following is also correct: Please find the attached the document containing the list of items. There is not such rule, … Read more

With, or without “the”?

She’s sitting in seat number eight. She’s living in room number two. / in flat two. Are the sentences incorrect with “the” (the seat / the room)? Why does one say them without “the”? Answer ‘The’ is the definite article. We use it when referring to things that all the people in the conversation know … Read more

“Remember a time when…” or “remember the time when…”?

Could you tell which article I use in the following sentence: a or the? Do you remember a/the time when we went fishing and we forgot bait. If both article possible, could you tell me what would be the difference in meaning then? Answer I would use “a” if I was asking whether the other … Read more

“The network with a stronger connection” or “the network with the stronger connection” in context? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: Articles we should use when we are talking about a specific person and clothing (4 answers) Closed 4 months ago. Could you tell me which article, a or the I use before stronger connection in the context below? Usually your phone prioritizes the network with a/the stronger connection. I … Read more