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    pizza and sandwich?

    are they all right?

    1My favorite food is pizza
    2My favorite food is the pizza

    1My favorite food is sandwiches
    2My favorite food is the sandwich
    3My favorite food is sandwich

    I know the must come before the noun

    so sentence 2's are correct?

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    Re: pizza and sandwich?

    Just a student.

    My guess is:

    My favorite food is pizza.
    My favorite food is the pizza from Domino's.
    My favorite food is the sandwich that my mother makes.
    My favorite food is sandwich.

    Usually when you use the pronoun "the" you must be specific about the object.

    Just a student.

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    Re: pizza and sandwich?

    Hi Unregistered

    "... a pizza ..." &
    "... a sandwich ..."
    also work, in all jctgf's cases

    Regards
    NT

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    Re: pizza and sandwich?

    "My favorite food is pizza" is fine; the person to whom you're speaking would probably follow up with a question like "What type of pizza? What are your favorite toppings?"

    "My favorite food is a sandwich" is much too vague in AmE. There are so many different types of sandwiches that your statement wouldn't make much sense. It would be more correct to be more specific and say:
    "My favorite food is a peanut butter and jelly sandwich."
    "My favorite food is a tuna salad sandwich."
    "My favorite food is a ham and cheese sandwich."

    Etc.


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