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    Dr.Appalayya is offline Member
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    Default both the places

    The floods damaged both the properties.
    The floods damaged both properties.

    What use is 'the' in the first sentence? Is it necessary?

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    Default Re: both the places

    Assuming that the sentences are complete, then the the is unnecessary.

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