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    I.Most animals have little connection with the animals of a different kind unless they kill them for food.

    II.Most animals have little connection with the animals of the different kind unless they kill them for food.

    III.Most animals have little connection with animals of the different kind unless they kill them for food.

    Is there any wrong with the using of " the /a " in above sentences? Please.

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    Re: the / a

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    I.Most animals have little connection with the animals of a different kind unless they kill them for food.

    II.Most animals have little connection with the animals of the different kind unless they kill them for food.

    III.Most animals have little connection with animals of the different kind unless they kill them for food.

    Is there any wrong with the using of " the /a " in above sentences? Please.
    None of them are natural. I would say:

    Most animals have little connection with animals of a different species unless they kill them for food.

    No article is required before the second "animals". The indefinite article is used before "different species".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: the / a

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    None of them are natural. I would say:

    Most animals have little connection with animals of a different species unless they kill them for food.

    No article is required before the second "animals". The indefinite article is used before "different species".
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