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    Question Usage of Articles

    Why is this sentence correct and why dont we use an article here before trainer?

    I am applying for the position of trainer.

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    Default Re: Usage of Articles

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Why is this sentence correct and why dont we use an article here before trainer?

    I am applying for the position of trainer.
    If there is only one trainer employed, 'the' would be appropriate. If there are several trainers employed, no article is required.

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