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Hi there,

Do they mean the same?

My favourite animal is dog.
My favourite animal is the dog.

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Hi there,

Any idea of this thread?

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Hi there,

Do they mean the same?

My favourite animal is dog. Incorrect, you need an article.
My favourite animal is the dog. Correct. However, this may be misunderstood and people might think you mean one specific dog.

pete

See above. You can also say "My favourite animal is a dog". This is more general.
 

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See above. You can also say "My favourite animal is a dog". This is more general.
I think "My favorite animal is a dog." is even more likely to be interpreted as referring to a specific dog.
My favorite animal is a dog. His name is Charlie.


"the dog" is the usual way of referring to a species.
The most ferocious animal is the hyena.
 
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Hi there,
tks a lot.

How about these?

1.My most favourite fruit is apple.
2. My most favourite fruit is pizza.
3. I like orange most.

What is the difference between 'I like dog.' and 'I like dogs.'?
Does 'I like dog' mean 'I like eating dog meat.'?

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1.My most favourite fruit is (the apple)(apples).
2. My most favourite food is pizza.
3. I like orange the most. It's my favourite color.
4. I like oranges the most. It's my favourite fruit.

What is the difference between 'I like dog.' and 'I like dogs.'?
Does 'I like dog.' mean 'I like eating dog meat.'? yes

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hi there,

Tks

Is it correct to say like this?
My favourite pet is dogs.
tks
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