Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: omitting *the*

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Spanish
      • Home Country:
      • Peru
      • Current Location:
      • Peru

    • Join Date: Jan 2011
    • Posts: 14
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    omitting *the*

    Hello,

    I would like to know if these sentences are well written, since I am not sure how to put it:

    Your main profile photo should be a high-quality headshot of at least 500x500 pixels. This will enable us to create a good quality thumbnail which we can use on the search results page.

    or

    which we can use on search result page.

    should I omit the use of the or should I leave it there ?
    Thanks in advance for your help,

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • Canada

    • Join Date: Mar 2011
    • Posts: 34
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: omitting *the*

    *not a teacher

    You should leave it there.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • China

    • Join Date: Dec 2010
    • Posts: 31
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: omitting *the*

    'Your main profile photo should be a high-quality headshot of at least 500x500 pixels. This will enable us to create a good quality thumbnail which we can use on the search results page (or pages).' is fine.

    You could write: 'on the search result page', 'on the search results page' 'on the search result pages', 'on the search results pages' or 'on search result pages', or 'on search results pages'.

    Without 'the', you are referring to search result pages in general. 'which we can use on search result pages', which would presumably be either the results of various people's searches, or the multipage result of one search, is also just as acceptable to me.

    ¡cuidado, estan buscandote!

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Spanish
      • Home Country:
      • Peru
      • Current Location:
      • Peru

    • Join Date: Jan 2011
    • Posts: 14
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4

    Re: omitting *the*

    Quote Originally Posted by Bide View Post
    'Your main profile photo should be a high-quality headshot of at least 500x500 pixels. This will enable us to create a good quality thumbnail which we can use on the search results page (or pages).' is fine.

    You could write: 'on the search result page', 'on the search results page' 'on the search result pages', 'on the search results pages' or 'on search result pages', or 'on search results pages'.

    Without 'the', you are referring to search result pages in general. 'which we can use on search result pages', which would presumably be either the results of various people's searches, or the multipage result of one search, is also just as acceptable to me.

    ¡cuidado, estan buscandote!
    Gracias Bide, Your answer is appreciated.
    Luis,

Similar Threads

  1. [Grammar] omitting 'that' or not?
    By Heidi in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-May-2010, 08:45
  2. Omitting 'that'.
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 23-Jan-2010, 14:04
  3. omitting preposition
    By bieasy in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-Jun-2008, 08:51
  4. Omitting Words
    By Jesule in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-May-2006, 23:45
  5. Omitting Words
    By Jesule in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-May-2006, 03:37

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •