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    The definte article, when it is referring to somthing in general.

    1. Some students don't respect the teacher. In this sentence, I am talking about the whole teacher in general.
    2.some students don't respect the teachers. In this sentence, am I correct to write " the teachers" to refer to the whole teachers?

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    Re: The definte article, when it is referring to somthing in general.

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    1. Some students don't respect the teachers. In this sentence, I am talking about the whole (all) teachers in general.
    See corrections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    2.Some students don't respect the teachers. In this sentence, am I correct to write "the teachers" to refer to the whole all teachers?
    No. See above.

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    Re: The definte article, when it is referring to somthing in general.

    Can't I add the difinite article before a noun to refer as a whole

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