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    st.john nash Guest

    Thumbs down definite article - the

    Good morning, everyone.
    I hope you enjoy your relaxing sunday morning.
    Unfortunately, I still have to do the English exercise.

    I have encountered the following problems in my exercise.
    1) The weather in Britain is changeable.
    my answers: The Britain weather is changeable.
    because the weather is specific to a particular region, that's why I have to use "the" in my answer. Is it right?


    When I would like to specify a particular object, but at the same time I also want to describe it, is the way below proper to manifest so?

    A) The old machine which broke down is working now.

    Is it a correct sentence?

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    Default Re: definite article - the

    [QUOTE=st.john nash;603450]
    I have encountered the following problems in my exercise.

    1) The weather in Britain is changeable.
    my answers: Britain's weather is changeable.
    (The) British weather is changeable.

    When I would like to specify a particular object, but at the same time I also want to describe it, is the way below proper to manifest so?

    A) The old machine which (had)(was) broken down is working now.

    Is it a correct sentence? Your sentence is okay, but the above changed sentence is probably better.


    [/Q UOTE]

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