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    #1

    Post "The" and "plural"

    It's a sentence in my English textbook.

    "You mean American football has the same rules as rugby?"

    I can understand it's meaning, but I troubled that plural "rules" gather with "The".
    Is there a case an article and a plural are existing at the some time? or merely mistake?

    Thank you for advice.

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    #2

    Re: "The" and "plural"

    It's perfectly correct- you can use 'the' with a singular or a plural noun.

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    I see. For some reason, I have misunderstood that "the" only can use for singular.
    Thank you a lot.

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    #4

    Re: "The" and "plural"

    No problem.

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