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    Hi there,

    Do they mean the same?

    My favourite animal is dog.
    My favourite animal is the dog.

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    Hi there,

    Any idea of this thread?

    tks
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    #3

    Re: favourite

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    Do they mean the same?

    My favourite animal is dog. Incorrect, you need an article.
    My favourite animal is the dog. Correct. However, this may be misunderstood and people might think you mean one specific dog.

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    See above. You can also say "My favourite animal is a dog". This is more general.

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    Re: favourite

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See above. You can also say "My favourite animal is a dog". This is more general.
    I think "My favorite animal is a dog." is even more likely to be interpreted as referring to a specific dog.
    My favorite animal is a dog. His name is Charlie.


    "the dog" is the usual way of referring to a species.
    The most ferocious animal is the hyena.
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    Re: favourite

    Hi there,
    tks a lot.

    How about these?

    1.My most favourite fruit is apple.
    2. My most favourite fruit is pizza.
    3. I like orange most.

    What is the difference between 'I like dog.' and 'I like dogs.'?
    Does 'I like dog' mean 'I like eating dog meat.'?

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    Re: favourite

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    1.My most favourite fruit is (the apple)(apples).
    2. My most favourite food is pizza.
    3. I like orange the most. It's my favourite color.
    4. I like oranges the most. It's my favourite fruit.

    What is the difference between 'I like dog.' and 'I like dogs.'?
    Does 'I like dog.' mean 'I like eating dog meat.'? yes

    tks
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    Re: favourite

    hi there,

    Tks

    Is it correct to say like this?
    My favourite pet is dogs.
    tks
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