Say, you're a student at a school; you feel the specific school you're enrolled in sucks; and you're talking to another student enrolled in the same school.

Can you simply say (a) 'School sucks' or do you have to say (b) 'Our school sucks' or (c) 'The school sucks'?

Is it ever possible that you can use (a) when referring to the specific school you're enrolled in?

  • School sucks means schooling sucks (everywhere). The schools sucks means a particular school sucks, and the context of the conversation will determine which one. Our school sucks leaves no doubt as to which one.
    – user105719
    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:31
  • 'School' meaning 'our school' is certainly possible. Jan 22, 2020 at 17:41


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