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Should "the" be written before the word "invoice" in the following sentence?

"I have attached the translation and invoice."

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    I think we need a larger excerpt. – user178049 Apr 27 '17 at 14:45
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    Was there one attachment (a "translation and invoice") or two (a translation and an invoice)? – SteveES Apr 27 '17 at 14:47
  • Here is the context. I have completed a translation and sending the file to my client. I also attach an invoice. – curious Apr 27 '17 at 14:48
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    Both "the (translation and invoice)" and "the (translation) and the (invoice)" are acceptable. Normally one would use your example, unless there was a reason to emphasize the invoice. – Davo Apr 27 '17 at 14:48
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    Then l'd say the translation and its invoice. – Lucian Sava Apr 27 '17 at 15:04

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