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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    #1

    the exam/exam

    Do I need a definite article in the following, please?


    Exam was difficult.

    The exam was difficult.


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    Re: the exam/exam

    You do.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: the exam/exam

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Do I need a definite article in the following, please?


    Exam was difficult.

    The exam was difficult.

    Yes.

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