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    #1

    make a sound or make the sound

    Hi all,

    I am confused with the article usage. Which one is correct and why

    1. Let's make the sound of a cat
    2. Let's make a sound of a cat?

    Sound is a general term so I think it should be "a".

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    Gauri

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    Re: make a sound or make the sound

    Quote Originally Posted by gauri_agr View Post
    Hi all,

    I am confused with the article usage. Which one is correct and why

    1. Let's make the sound of a cat
    2. Let's make a sound of a cat?

    Sound is a general term so I think it should be "a".

    Thanks
    Gauri
    I'm assuming that a cat makes only one sound,"meow." In that case #1 is the correct choice.

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    Re: make a sound or make the sound

    thank you. I got it.

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