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46 votes
5 answers
9k views

“I had a flat in the centre of town, but I didn’t like living there, so …”

23 votes
5 answers
50k views

Is it correct to say "I have class"?

19 votes
3 answers
4k views

“Since the train was delayed for more than an hour, passengers were given a full refund.” – Why is there no article before “passengers”?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

“I’m reading so slowly it’s going to take me about three weeks to finish the writing.” - Where is the mistake?

3 votes
1 answer
202 views

“The most something” vs. “most something”

3 votes
5 answers
174 views

"The young Einstein" - Do we always need "the" here?

3 votes
2 answers
200 views

Care from? How is it different from care for and care about?

3 votes
1 answer
62 views

Omission of articles before countable nouns

3 votes
1 answer
371 views

Omission of articles before unique nouns.

3 votes
1 answer
65 views

Definition of “definitiveness”. Is there a simple way to tell whether a noun is definite or not?

2 votes
2 answers
557 views

“What a relief?” – Why do we need an article?

2 votes
1 answer
102 views

Definite article with names

2 votes
1 answer
116 views

Why can't I use "recommended" in this sentence?

2 votes
1 answer
907 views

“The announcement will come as (a) little surprise.” – Is using the indefinite article here a mistake?

2 votes
2 answers
439 views

What can the phrase “is embedded in a whale of a bill” mean?

2 votes
2 answers
187 views

Why do we say “the English language” but not “the English cuisine?”

2 votes
1 answer
225 views

Inversion in affirmative sentences

2 votes
2 answers
235 views

Article usage - is it "in a landfill", or just "in landfill"

2 votes
2 answers
812 views

When "CIA" doesn't need the definite article?

2 votes
2 answers
261 views

Article needed in "show (a) focus"?

2 votes
2 answers
63 views

“We are (the) Microsoft team.” Do we need an article here?

1 vote
1 answer
204 views

“Sea level” vs. “The sea level”

1 vote
1 answer
76 views

“It seems that Japanese customs have been changing since around 1920 little by little.” What’s the mistake?

1 vote
1 answer
271 views

Sequence of tenses in indirect speech

1 vote
1 answer
87 views

What is shirt stuffing?

1 vote
1 answer
34 views

“the that stimulus” Are determiners always mutually exclusive?

1 vote
1 answer
53 views

Article use with nouns

1 vote
1 answer
764 views

Use of articles before names

1 vote
2 answers
59 views

Peeves’ or Peeves’s?

1 vote
1 answer
43 views

“the mathematical writings of Archimedes” – what if the definite article were removed?