Definite Article 'The' 1

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
1) The | (---) sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the earth. RULE#5
2) There was this the | (---) strange woman sitting next to me on the bus. RULE#9
3) Some boys were still playing the | (---) football in the street. RULE#10
4) They were having the | (---) dinner when I arrived. RULE#8
5) I used to play (---) | the piano when I was younger. RULE#2
6) This is my best friend, the | (---) Steve. RULE#7
7) The continent was originally colonised by (---) | the English. RULE#3
8) It's eight o'clock in the | (---) evening. RULE#4
9) (---) | The houses are very expensive in the city centre. RULE#12
10) That isn't my bike - it's the | (---) Sara's. RULE#11
11) She's the | (---) most beautiful woman in the world. RULE#1
12) I bought a leather jacket and a belt. The | (---) jacket was very expensive. RULE#6
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CORRECT!

RULE#5 => THE + UNIQUE NOUNS

INCORRECT!

RULE#5 => THE + UNIQUE NOUNS

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RULE#9 => THIS/THAT/THESE/THOSE = WITHOUT 'THE'

INCORRECT!

RULE#9 => THIS/THAT/THESE/THOSE = WITHOUT 'THE'

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RULE#10 => SPORTS/GAMES = WITHOUT 'THE'

INCORRECT!

RULE#10 => SPORTS/GAMES = WITHOUT 'THE'

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RULE#8 => THE NAMES OF MEALS = WITHOUT 'THE'

INCORRECT!

RULE#8 => THE NAMES OF MEALS = WITHOUT 'THE'

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RULE#2 => THE + MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

INCORRECT!

RULE#2 => THE + MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

CORRECT!

RULE#7 => PROPER NOUNS = WITHOUT 'THE'

INCORRECT!

RULE#7 => PROPER NOUNS = WITHOUT 'THE'

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RULE#3 => THE + NATIONALITIES

INCORRECT!

RULE#3 => THE + NATIONALITIES

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RULE#4 => THE + MORNING, EVENING, AFTERNOON

INCORRECT!

RULE#4 => THE + MORNING, EVENING, AFTERNOON

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RULE#12 => GENERAL PLURAL NOUNS = WITHOUT 'THE'

INCORRECT!

RULE#12 => GENERAL PLURAL NOUNS = WITHOUT 'THE'

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RULE#11 => POSSESSIVES = WITHOUT 'THE'

INCORRECT!

RULE#11 => POSSESSIVES = WITHOUT 'THE'

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RULE#1 => THE + SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES

INCORRECT!

RULE#1 => THE + SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES

CORRECT!

RULE#6 => THE + PERSON OR PLACE THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN MENTIONED

INCORRECT!

RULE#6 => THE + PERSON OR PLACE THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN MENTIONED

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