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    Hello,
    Could someone help me to explained how to use " THE " and Past participle in sentence? Please be more specific and example.
    Have apply
    or have applied
    Had apply
    Had applied

    what are the differences ?

    the car
    a car
    the villages
    a village

    Differences ?

    Thank you
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    Re: Article & Past participle

    Quote Originally Posted by Yukoshima View Post
    Hello,
    Could someone help me to explained how to use " THE " and Past participle in sentence? Please be more specific and example.
    Have apply
    or have applied
    Had apply
    Had applied

    what are the differences ?

    the car
    a car
    the villages
    a village

    Differences ?

    Thank you
    An ESL student
    Simple past of "to apply";

    I, you, he, she, we, they applied.

    Past perfect with "apply";

    I, you, he, she, we, they had applied.

    The car, a specific car. A car, any car.

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    Re: Article & Past participle

    Have apply Have should be preceded by past participle of the main verb
    or have applied
    Had apply Had should be preceded by past participle of the main verb

    Had applied

    A car = Any car which is not specified.
    The car = A specific car which both, the person decribing and the person hearing are aware of.
    The first time you speak of something use "a or an", the next time you repeat that object use "the".
    I live in a house. The house is quite old and has four bedrooms.
    I ate in a Chinese restaurant. The restaurant was very good.
    DO NOT use an article with countries, states, counties or provinces, lakes and mountains except when the country is a collection of states such as "The United States".

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