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    #1

    put it or not

    "Notes on how to use this dictionary can be found at the beginning of the book."

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    "She sat down and read the book straight through from beginning to end."


    Why would we use the "zero" article in the second sentence?

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    Re: put it or not

    '...from beginning to end' is a set phrase.

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    Re: put it or not

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    '...from beginning to end' is a set phrase.

    Rover
    So this would be the only time we use it without the defenite article?

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