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    #1

    (the) UK

    Hi

    I lived in UK for four years.

    I lived in THE UK for four years.

    Do I need "the" before UK here or leave it out?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: (the) UK

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    I lived in UK for four years.

    I lived in THE UK for four years.

    Do I need "the" before UK here or leave it out?

    Thanks
    Yes, you need it before UK.

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    #3

    Re: (the) UK

    Use an article with plurals (United States, and countries with Kingdom or Republic in their name.

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