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    Definite article in front of a noun making adjective

    Hello people.

    I'm from Serbia and this is my premier post.

    I have a dilemma stated in the title. For example: if I talk about a frame (a computer science term), and afterward I use "the" in front of the word, since the frame has already been mentioned, should I use definite article before its scroll first mentioning - "frame scroll" or "the frame scroll". An example text extract would be : "... it is related to a frame parent of our application in SF and scrolling. Namely, when one scrolls using the? frame scroll ...." . And also afterward: "That is the point of the? frame's fixed positioning."

    Some grammar instructions on the subject would be desirable.
    Thank you very much for helping.
    Dusan

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    Re: Definite article in front of a noun making adjective

    Welcome to the forum.

    Yes, use a "the."

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    Re: Definite article in front of a noun making adjective

    I have a dilemma stated in the title. For example: if I talk about a frame (a computer science term), and afterward I use "the" in front of the word, since the frame has already been mentioned, should I use definite article before its scroll first mentioning - "frame scroll" or "the frame scroll". An example text extract would be : "... it is related to a frame parent of our application in SF and scrolling. Namely, when one scrolls using the? (not necessary here since "frame scroll" is a general computer term/feature) frame scroll ...." . And also afterward: "That is the point of the? ( yes, "the" is appropriate here, because it is used as referring to the specific function/use of the feature) frame's fixed positioning."

    Some grammar instructions on the subject would be desirable.
    Thank you very much for helping.
    Dusan[/QUOTE]

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    Re: Definite article in front of a noun making adjective

    Thanks Dave.
    Do you have some reference to where I can read more about the subject and the this type of rules for articles usage? Not the basic rules set that is easy to find, but some more advanced or comprehensive story?
    I am not managing to find it on the internet.

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