When a noun is used second time it is preceded by the definite article the.As - I saw a dog. The dog was black. But when an uncountable noun is used in general should it be preceded by' the' in second time as- Maxican food is very spicy. The food tastes very hard.Or food tastes very hard.
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You need to use the in this case too: the food.
It doesn't matter if the noun is countable or uncountable. What matters is if it's definite or indefinite. If you refer to something/somebody mentioned before, use the:
- I see a man. The man is old.
- There is some water in the glass. The water is cold.