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    #1

    A president/the president/

    Are the following sentences correct?

    1) Franklin D. Roosevelt was a president of the USA.
    2) Elizabeth I was a British queen.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: A president/the president/

    Yes.

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    #3

    Re: A president/the president/

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes.
    Can we say:
    1) Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president of the USA.
    2) Elizabeth I was the British queen.

    I guess we should add dates when he/she was the queen/president, otherwise the sentence is wrong.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: A president/the president/

    You have guessed right.

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