Yes, it is mandatory there.
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Is it mandatory to put 'the' before 'same'? Is it grammatically acurate to leave it out as in "But for same reason we never could get on the same page with Butch"?
However, it's not mandatory here:
'Hugh Jarce finished his essay and handed same in for marking'.
Last edited by bhaisahab; 08-Apr-2016 at 09:42. Reason: Correct small typo.
Doesn't Hugh Jarse play in goal for Misogynists United?
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