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hela

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Dear teachers,

Would you please explain to me the underlined expression?

A child on the tour said he would like to see a beaver, since he had heard there were many in the park. The guide said he would do his best. First he led us along a road, and then we turned off onto a path. To our right was a marshy pond.
Suddenly the child who had spoken before shouted, "Look! I see a beaver!" Of course the beaver was startled. It slapped its tail and disappeared into pond.

Why isn't there an article between "into" and "pond"?

Many thanks,
Hela
 
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hela said:
Dear teachers,

Would you please explain to me the underlined expression?

A child on the tour said he would like to see a beaver, since he had heard there were many in the park. The guide said he would do his best. First he led us along a road, and then we turned off onto a path. To our right was a marshy pond.
Suddenly the child who had spoken before shouted, "Look! I see a beaver!" Of course the beaver was startled. It slapped its tail and disappeared into pond.

Why isn't there an article between "into" and "pond"?

Many thanks,
Hela

I don't know. It should be "the pond" ...we already know what pond we are talking about - "the marshy pond".
Might be a typo....? :lol:
 
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