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    the blast of sound OR the blast of the sound -- confused with articles!

    I read some articles with the phrase "the blast of sound." I don't know but I think there should be an article before sound. Am I right or wrong? What could be the explanation to this?

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    Re: the blast of sound OR the blast of the sound -- confused with articles!

    Quote Originally Posted by munchkin2618 View Post
    I read some articles with the phrase "the blast of sound." I don't know but I think there should be an article before 'sound'. Am I right or wrong? What could be the explanation to this?

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    You don't need an article before 'sound'.
    "A blast of sound; a sprinkling of water; a gush of wind; the smell of rain ..."
    An attribute or quantity of some uncountable noun.

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