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    Definite article

    In English result student book I saw a picture of a woman sitting on a bus and a picture of a boy sitting in a class. Below of those pictures these two sentences was written respectively :
    The woman is on the bus.
    The boy is in class.
    In first sentence we use the because we know which bus we are referring to( a buss which that woman is sitting on it). what about second one?

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    Re: Definite article

    "In class" is a standard phrase meaning "in a classroom taking part in a lesson". You could also say "The boy is in the class" and "The boy is in the classroom", both of which use the definite article in the same way "The woman is on the bus" does.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Definite article

    Be careful about the spelling of "bus". The second "s" turns a vehicle into a kiss.

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