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    Do we say in the English language or in English language? Why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ziki View Post
    Do we say "in the English language" or "in English language"? Why?
    "in the English language".
    Because we say, "in the language", not "in language", and 'English' is an adjective.
    However, we say "in English", not "in the English".

    Another reason is that that's just the way we say it.

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