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    what is this word classed as?

    Hello,
    in the sentence:
    John likes the moon.

    What would the word 'THE' be, in a grammatical sense?

    Thanks in advance.

    Andi

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    Re: what is this word classed as?

    Quote Originally Posted by andieu View Post
    Hello,
    in the sentence:
    John likes the moon.

    What would the word 'THE' be, in a grammatical sense?

    Thanks in advance.

    Andi
    it's a definite article.

    The dog is ill. (specific dog - our dog)
    Give me the milk.
    Close the door.
    What's the girl's name?

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