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1) The eskimos make houses of snow and ice.
Why we are using 'the" in above sentence ? We are not pointing to a particular eskimo.
2) The tiger , an animal equal to the lion in size , is a native of Asia.
Why we are using 'the" in above sentence ? We are not referring to a particular tiger and lion.
3) Which is correct ?
My favourite flower is rose OR my favourite flower is the rose.
We do the same with adjectives that represent typical members of a group: "the rich", "the poor", etc.
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