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    Article

    Put articles where necessary:

    1. Are John and Mary _______ cousins?
    2. This is _______ worse film I have ever seen.
    3. He was _______ matter of _________ life or ________ death.
    4. ______ Tower of _______ London is one of ______
    oldest and most famous of all London's many buildings.
    5. ________ Mr. Smith is _______ old customer and _______ honest man.
    6. She's _______ pretties child I've ever seen.
    7. Would you like ______ cup of _______ coffee?
    8. _______ National Theatre is in ______ centre of _____ Belgrade.
    This is _______ same dress I wore yesterday.
    10. Which cinema do you prefer: _________ Odeon or ________ Tuckwood?

    My answers:

    1. no article
    2. the
    3. a, no article, no article
    4. the, no article, the
    5. no article, an, no article
    6. the
    7. a, no article
    8. the, a, no article
    9. the
    10. no article, no article
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    Re: Article

    I'm not sure about Tuckwood, but both Swan and Murphy say it's the Odeon (they say the names of cimenas usually go with the definite article). We teach the same here Could you please comment?

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    No, I wasn't saying anything about the films; I had the place in mind. Perhaps it's not that important.

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    Re: Article

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    No, I wasn't saying anything about the films; I had the place in mind. Perhaps it's not that important.
    In BrE we say The Odeon, The Gaumont etc.

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    2. This is _______ worst film I have ever seen.

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