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    Question Question about The A An

    "The" used with noncountable nouns
    "A , An " used with Countable nouns
    my question is when I must't to use the, a, an
    I mean like this :
    red flowers

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    Re: Question about The A An

    Use "the" with singular or plural specific nouns, and "a/an" with singular non-specific nouns, like this,

    singular specific count noun: the cow
    plural specific count noun: the cows
    specific non-count noun: the milk
    singular non-specific count noun: a cow, an owl

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    Re: Question about The A An

    how to distinguish between the specific noun and unspecific noun

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    Re: Question about The A An

    If it's specific, you can tell which things or who you are referring to. If I say 'students work hard', I am talking in general, but if I say 'the students in this forum', then I am being specific and not talking in general.

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    Re: Question about The A An

    I got it
    thank you

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