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Is there a difference in meaning between “criticism of the police” and “THE criticism of the police” [duplicate]

A of B consideration of B use of B destruction of B B is an object of A but in some cases, B becomes a subject: the arrival of the police (the police arrives) So I am asking about what the difference ...
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Whether to use definite or indefinite article in sentences like “Don't put a space between a dash and a/the following punctuation mark”

Don't put a space between an em-dash and the adjacent words.From Quick and Dirty Tips In English, you don’t put a space between a word and a question mark.From Quora These sentences look very ...
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“In rain” or “in the rain” [duplicate]

I would like to know if "in rain" is correct in English. For example, in the film Blade Runner there is the famous "Tears in rain" monologue (and by the way there is a vangelis' ...
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can 'a' come before most [duplicate]

I think the following sentence is incorrect Leena is a most intelligent student. because in such constructions the must come before most But I found this sentence in a book. I think it should be ...
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Use of 'The' at the beginning of a sentence [duplicate]

The payment was made today Payment was made today In which context, the above can be used.
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Articles in English

I'm student of English Philology. I have a little specific problem from determiners. I don't know when I should use determined kind of determiners. For example in this sentence Our mayor is ...
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Which article is it correct to use before a noun that is modified by “called”?

Do I have to use a or the in the following sentences? Kate is from a/the big city called New-York. The man is holding a/the thing called a table.
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How to determine whether I need to use an article before a noun? Can I skip using a, an or the altogether?

How to determine whether I need to use an article before a noun? Can I skip using a, an or the altogether? This doubt has arisen because grammarly points out many a times to me to use determiner ...
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Is it “go on a rampage” or “go on the rampage”?

I read a headline in "The Hindu" which was: Pant goes on the Rampage as Capitals crush Mumbai We use article "the" before a noun which we've talked about or mentioned earlier or ...
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When does article “the” change meaning of an expression?

I want to find some examples when article "the" changes meaning of an expression, can you help me and give some examples? E.g. I'm in the school. Means I am in the building. I'm in school. ...
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Which article should I use to refer to a noun in general. Is it “a car”, or “the car”? [duplicate]

I have a simple question. I wondered what article I should use to refer to a noun in general. Which one is the right form? The story of the inventor of a car. The story of the inventor of the car. ...
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The use of article before the names of exercises

Tell me please which article I have to use in the following sentence. Today I am going to train my chest by doing the/a bench press and the*/**a inclined dumbbell bench press. I have definitely ...
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Which articles should I put? [duplicate]

Articles confuse me very much. Please, can anyone tell me which articles should I put in these sentences and why: __ horse in this photo is beautiful. Is that __ girl or __ boy on its back? ...
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When to use the article “the”? [duplicate]

Hold on, I am not asking the difference between when to use "the", "a", or "an". My question is, when to use the. For example: Do not cross in front of bus; or Do not cross in front of the ...
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Introduce yourself: the or a? [duplicate]

What the difference between these two sentences? I am the gardener. I am a gardener. The first phrase is said by Bob in "Myzzy in Gondoland" episode 1. The second phrase is generated by ...

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