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arjitsharma

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Let's say, player A lost to me on Sunday. Player B, C,D lost to me on monday, tuesday, Wednesday.

Again, I have to play with player A. And before playing with player A I provoke him saying:
1.Do you remember the last match?
2. Do you remember last match?
Which one should I say?
 

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Please note that I have changed your thread title.

'The next or next' was not relevant.
 

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I still don't understand which one I should say?
 

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I still don't understand which one I should say.

What you wrote was not a question so it should have ended with a full stop (period).

You should use the first. The article is required.
 
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That's the first. But you should say "our last match" since there are many players involved but it's not absolutely necessary.
 

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You should use the second. The article is required.
I'm sure emsr2d2 meant to write "the first" instead of "the second". ;-)
 

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I've changed it to first, but I prefer our last match.
 

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One more question raising in my mind.
Let's say, I beat player A the other day and since then, I haven't beat anyone unlike the question I asked before. In that context, should I say?
1. Do you remember the last match?
2. Do you remember last match?

I know I can say" do you remember our last match" . But, I would like to know apart from this.
 

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#1 is correct; #2 is not.

Your questions to A make no reference to your other matches on the intervening days. If I were A, I would probably neither know nor care whether you won or lost them.
 

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It's very colloquial. You're asking about an experience that occurred during or throughout the last match, or something special about it.
So, in the sense of "Do you remember last time/summer/night?", you can say, "Do you remember last holidays/match?"
It might not work in all varieties of English.

Crossed with Rover. I'm assuming that there was some special reason that A would remember.
 
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