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    Default I went inside the bedroom

    I'm writing a short story. Please let me know if I used articles correctly.

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    "I went inside the bedroom; a green carpet covered the floor, no bed, just the mattress
    on the floor. I didn’t mind. The carpet looked cozy. I just questioned why Father
    wouldn’t buy a bed for us after being in United States for four years. Then I
    checked my father’s bedroom, similar in style. This one had a bed inside and an
    alarm clock on the side table. "
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    Default re: I went inside the bedroom

    Quote Originally Posted by Anna2004 View Post
    I'm writing a short story. Please let me know if I used the articles correctly.

    Thank you,

    Anna

    "I went inside the bedroom; a green carpet covered the floor, no bed, just the mattress
    on the floor. I didn’t mind. The carpet looked cozy. I just questioned why Father
    wouldn’t buy a bed for us after being in the United States for four years. Then I
    checked my father’s bedroom, similar in style. This one had a bed inside and an
    alarm clock on the side table. "
    As you can see above in red, you only missed one. It's the USA or The ​United States of America.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default re: I went inside the bedroom

    Why did you place "the" in front of the word articles?

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    Default re: I went inside the bedroom

    Quote Originally Posted by Anna2004 View Post
    Why did you place "the" in front of the word articles?
    Because you are referring to specific articles, the articles in the text.

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    Default re: I went inside the bedroom

    So every time a noun/s are specific you use "the"?

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