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    We wanted to have a pet so we took the dog in.

    Are both the sentences possible? If they are, what is the difference then?

    1) We wanted to have a pet so we took the dog in.

    2) We wanted to have a pet so we took a dog in.

    Thanks !

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    Smile Re: We wanted to have a pet so we took the dog in.

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro8686 View Post
    are both the sentences possible? If they are, what is the difference then?

    1) we wanted to have a pet so we took the dog in. you presume that your listener knows which dog you're talking about

    2) we wanted to have a pet so we took a dog in. you're talking about taking in an animal, in this case a dog, not a particular dog
    thanks !
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