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  1. Anonymous
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    definite article

    I would like to know what is the rule to use the article "the" or not in a sentense.

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    #2
    I think this might help. Go to: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/v...finite+article

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    #3
    The are many rules and it's not always logical. Try asking the quetion 'which'. If you can answer it, then you should probably use 'the':

    Take a chair. (here, I don't care which chair, so there is no need for 'the')

    I dropped it on the carpet (I can tell you which carpet as there's usually only one in a room)


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