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    Default (the) capital punishment

    Which one is correct?

    He was sentenced to capital punishment/ the capital punishment?

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    Default Re: (the) capital punishment

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    Which one is correct?

    He was sentenced to capital punishment/ the capital punishment?
    Not a teacher.
    The first one(with no THE) is correct to me.

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    Default Re: (the) capital punishment

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    Which one is correct?

    He was sentenced to capital punishment/ the capital punishment?
    The one without "the" is correct. However, it's not a common way to say it, more common would be: "He was sentenced to death", "He received the death penalty".

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    Default Re: (the) capital punishment

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The one without "the" is correct. However, it's not a common way to say it, more common would be: "He was sentenced to death", "He received the death penalty".
    You are completely right !

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