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    Use of article

    HI! Can you tell me if any article is needed in case we use a city's name and some adjective that charactarizes the city. For example, noisy Shanghai or historical Moscow or artistic New-York. Or we don't need any articles here? Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: Use of article

    I would say you do not need the article. And there are many things in New York, but no hyphen.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Use of article

    It would, as always, be a lot easier for us to comment if you put those phrases into complete sentences.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: Use of article

    You don't need any article between "busy" and "New York" if that's what you are asking. (Note, there is no hyphen in New York.)

    The rest depends on what context you are thinking of.

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    Re: Use of article

    I think context is important for all of them.

    The busy New York streets are a nightmare to navigate.

    (I don't think the OP was suggesting an article between the adjective and the city name, but before the adjective.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Use of article

    I can think of the following example - And now you will see busy New York...
    Or - Tour guides are offered to visit historical Petersburg

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    Re: Use of article

    Quote Originally Posted by Brightgreen View Post
    I can think of the following examples -

    And now you will see busy New York.
    Or - Tour guides are offered to visit historical Petersburg

    Your first example is correct.
    Your second is not. What do you mean by "Tour guides are offered to visit ..."?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: Use of article

    Oops I wrote it wrong, It should go as - Guided tours are offered to see (visit) historical Petersburg. Seems like no article is needed here...

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    #9

    Re: Use of article

    Quote Originally Posted by Brightgreen View Post
    Oops I wrote it wrong, It should go as - Guided tours are offered to see (visit) historical Petersburg. Seems like no article is needed here...
    That's right. No article is needed.

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    #10

    Re: Use of article

    Thank you!

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