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    article

    One more question about articles. If we say"Spring is a lovely season.The birds sing,the flowers blossom and the children are happy."Is it ok???

    "Pollution creates many problems.The beaches are full of rubbish,the rivers are contaminated by the pesticides and the cars destroy the environment"

    "Unemployment is a serious issue.The factories close down and the women have a difficulty in finding a job'

    Thank you again

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    Re: article

    With the second, it depends on whether you're talking in general or in, say, a specific country or region. If you mean universally, you could remove the articles.

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    Re: article

    If I speak in a general sense ,but I do not remove the articles based on a shared common knowledge that the reader has is it considered wrong?

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