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  1. sosa
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    Hi All,
    could you please tell me which is the correct sentence:
    the cheetah is faster than the tiger or a cheetah is faster than a tiger ??
    also,
    a leopard is two meters long or the leopard is two meters long??
    thanking you in advance,
    sosa

  2. matilda
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    Talking Re: a or the

    a ... is faster than a ...
    or
    ... is faster than ...

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    Either is fine, sosa, and both are in common use. A cheetah speaks of any sample cheetah; the cheetah speaks of the species as a whole.
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    Thanks, MrP. Joe would have grown a long white beard waiting for my reply otherwise.
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    Re: a or the

    Dear ,

    The Is Prefered With Animal Names . The Lion - The Cheetah -the
    Leopard The Ape ...etc

    With Best Wishes

    Saleemabu

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