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    Definite Articlle

    Should we put definite article before the names of the falls : Angel Falls or the Angel Falls, Hacha Falls or the Hacha Falls?
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    Re: Definite Articlle

    Normally, the definite article is required.

    It's not needed when used attributively (like an adjective):

    'I bought an Angel Falls baseball cap at the gift shop'.


    Please note that a better title would have been 'Angel Falls or the Angel Falls?'.

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    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: Definite Articlle

    Quote Originally Posted by simbulya View Post
    Should we put definite article before the names of the falls : Angel Falls or the Angel Falls, Hacha Falls or the Hacha Falls?
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    Irene. Russia
    If you are referring to waterfalls with proper names, we usually do not use the definite article.

    I am going to Angel Falls/Hacha Falls.

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    Re: Definite Articlle

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    If you are referring to waterfalls with proper names, we usually do not use the definite article.

    I am going to Angel Falls/Hacha Falls.
    I generally wouldn't use an article either.

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