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    peter123 is offline Senior Member
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    Hi there,

    Can you proofread the following sentence?

    My favourite sports is tennis.
    My favourite animal is panda.
    I like pandas.


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    pete

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    Can you proofread the following sentences?

    My favourite sports is tennis. You have plural noun "sports" but only one sport given.
    My favourite animal is the panda.
    I like pandas.


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    pete
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    Hi there,

    Thanks a lot.

    Could I write like this?

    My favourite sport is the tennis.
    I don't understand 'the panda' is used here while 'tennis' without 'the'. How about 'My favourite food is sushi'. Could I say 'the sushi'?

    Thanks
    pete

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,

    Thanks a lot.

    Could I write like this?

    My favourite sport is the tennis.
    I don't understand 'the panda' is used here while 'tennis' without 'the'. How about 'My favourite food is sushi'. Could I say 'the sushi'?

    Thanks
    pete
    If we go back to the usage of "Article", we do not use "the definite article" before the name of a game. (Not a teacher)

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