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    what's the diffrent between a glass of water and the glass of water

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    Quote Originally Posted by franklin xia View Post
    what's the diffrent between a glass of water and the glass of water
    Hi and welcome.
    Say 'What's the difference between......................water?'

    1..."a glass of water" can refer to a completely unspecified glass of water 'Please bring me a glass of water.'
    2..."a glass of water" can also refer to one of many glasses of water. If there are many glasses of water on the table, I can again say 'Please bring me a glass of water.'

    "the glass of water" refers to a specific glass of water. (There may only be one glass of water.) 'Why is the glass of water you brought me half empty?'

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    Do a search and read the posts for
    I have a trouble about using articles (a/an/the)
    this was posted on 8th January by Assassin

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