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    Do not pick the flowers/flowers

    Signs in the park

    1.Do not pick the flowers.
    2.Do not pick flowers
    3.Do not climb the tress
    4. Do not climb tress


    Is it correct to leave out 'the' in the above signs?


    Thank you.

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    Re: Do not pick the flowers/flowers

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    1.Do not pick the flowers.....2.Do not pick flowers
    3.Do not climb the treess.......4. Do not climb treess
    We use 'the'. We are referring to the trees and flowers in the park, not to trees and flowers in general.

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