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    Article "the"

    Public education is needed to enhance the awareness of the importance of fire safety and to call for public support.

    Are the two underlines articles correctly used?

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    Re: Article "the"

    I wouldn't use the first:
    Public education is needed to increase awareness of the importance of fire safety

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    Re: Article "the"

    I agree with Tdol, but neither of us is saying that the first 'the' is incorrect.

    Rover

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