[Grammar] With or without a definite article

northpath

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Should be a definite article used in the sentence:
The boys sneaked in without paying for (the) tickets.
 

Matthew Wai

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They sneaked in without tickets.
 

Tarheel

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Or:

They sneaked in without paying.
 
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