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    Dear teachers,

    Would you please correct the following sentences?

    Supply “an”, “some” or “the” where necessary:

    1) There is a fly in the lemonade.

    2) The (= my?) youngest brother is at X (= nothing) school now. If you go to the school by X bus, you will be just in X time to meet him.

    3) X / Some (?) birds can fly very high in the sky.

    4) The book on that shelf is an interesting one about X history.

    5) The ship you were speaking about has just come into X port. She has been at X sea for a long time. Look! The captain has just come on the deck!

    6) It is pleasant to play a game of X tennis on a summer afternoon.

    7) He makes X / some (?) toys in the evening.

    8) The butcher opposite the library always sells X good meat.

    9) They have sent Cyril to X prison for hitting a policeman on the head. I’ll go to the prison tomorrow to take him some books.

    10) X donkeys are X stupid animals.

    11) Put some butter on the potatoes.

    12) I am fond of X apples with X cheese.

    13) X honesty is the best of all X virtues.

    14) He took up X swimming as a sport X last year.

    15) He always smoke a cigarette with a cup of X coffee.

    16) I should like a house in the country.

    17) We had X dinner at a new restaurant X last night.

    18) Let’s get some strawberries for X tea.

    19) Take an umbrella with you to the office. It may rain.

    20) The car is ready now.

    21) Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.

    22) Do you prefer a book of X poetry or some stories of adventure?

    23) I want a tin of X peaches, some sugar, and a pound of X raspberry jam.

    24) The clouds over the sea are lovely today.

    25) Maisie travelled in a second-class carriage with some Americans.

    Thanks a lot.
    Hela

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    2) My youngest brother ... his school
    3) Some birds
    4) That book on that shelf
    5) into (the) port ... on (the) deck (optional)
    7) He makes toys
    15) He always smokes
    18) for our/the tea
    22) Do you prefer poetry or adventure stories?
    23) a jar of raspberry jam

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    Dear teacher,

    Thank you very much for your answers.
    Hela

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    Quote Originally Posted by hela
    Dear teacher,
    Thank you very much for your answers.
    Hela
    You're welcome. :D

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