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    #1

    play (the) piano

    I always say -

    I can play piano.

    Is that correct or do I need "the"?
    I can play the piano.

    I have noticed that some instruments need "the" and some don't.
    Is there a rule?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: play (the) piano

    Have you looked at Similar Threads at the bottom of the page?

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    #3

    Re: play (the) piano

    I'd use the.
    Last edited by Tdol; 02-Jun-2011 at 14:55. Reason: Typo

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    #4
    Last edited by sunsunmoon; 02-Jun-2011 at 13:53.

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    Re: play (the) piano

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Id use the.
    So would ego.


    Or perhaps it should be, "So do ego".
    Last edited by 5jj; 02-Jun-2011 at 14:08. Reason: afterthought

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    #6

    Re: play (the) piano

    Or perhaps it should be, "So do ego".
    ...or 'ego, too'.

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