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    brings milk / the milk

    Dear Teacher

    The milkman brings the milk to my house every morning.

    The milkman brings milk to my house every morning.

    Which is the correct sentence?

    Thank you very much.

    With best wishes
    Last edited by kohyoongliat; 18-Dec-2006 at 09:57. Reason: check for grammar errors


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    Re: brings milk / the milk

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Dear Teacher

    The milkman brings the milk to my house every morning.

    The milkman brings milk to my house every morning.

    Which is the correct sentence?

    Thank you very much.

    With best wishes
    Both are correct.
    The definite article suggests the hearer knows which milk it is.
    The milk that my friends cattle produce.

    Incho

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    Re: brings milk / the milk

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Dear Teacher

    The milkman brings the milk to my house every morning.

    The milkman brings milk to my house every morning.

    Which is the correct sentence?

    Thank you very much.

    With best wishes
    Both are correct. The definite article just adds that it is the milk that you have or the milk that you have ordered. That is understood in the second.

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