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    which is correct

    pls tell me which one is correct in the following.

    The cow is a good animal. (or)
    A cow is a good animal.

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    Re: which is correct

    Quote Originally Posted by sarathnirmala View Post
    pls tell me which one is correct in the following.

    The cow is a good animal. (or)
    A cow is a good animal.
    Both are correct, it depends on the context.

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    Re: which is correct

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Both are correct, it depends on the context.
    What about omitting the article before cow...

    Cow is a good animal. (Is it not more appropriate)

    I would like to know when (in which contexts) can we use indefinate article "a" before cow??

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    Re: which is correct

    "A cow is a good animal" is correct, although I think "cows are good animals" sounds better.

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