Names without 'The' (definite article) – English Grammar lesson

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Names without 'The' (definite article) - English Grammar lesson

Names without ‘The’ (definite article) – English Grammar lesson
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The word “the” is one of the most common words in English. Using the article ‘The” can be quite tricky at times especially for names. When to use it or when not to use it is a common question asked by the English learners. In this lesson we will look at the names without the article ‘The’

1. We do not use ‘the’ with names of people
Example – Niharika , Helen

2. When we use Mr/Mrs/Captain/doctor etc followed by a name,we do not use ‘the’.
Example – Mr Johnson , Doctor Smith

3. We do not use ‘the’ with names of places. Some of the examples are given below:

Continents – Africa (not The Africa), Europe, South America
Countries – Japan , India , Australia
States – Texas , Delhi
Islands – Sicily , Bermuda
Cities – New York , Mumbai, Bangkok
Mountains – We use Mount (Mt) for mountains and lake (lake) without using ‘the’
Mt Etna , Mt Everest , lake Superior , Lake Constance
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  1. M Touqeer Arshad says:

    Thanks you
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  2. Piyush Mouaar says:

    maim aapaki class mai aata hai

  3. rajan rajan says:

    Agr Narendra modi likh h to uske age "The "Use hoga

  4. Aarvi # says:

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  5. ram krishnan says:

    Thank u ma'am

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  7. Shankar Bhashiyam says:

    I was about to ask a doubt, can we use the article 'the' before a pronoun doctor, ….
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  9. Rishabh Kumar says:

    Chup rh usa united kingdom exception ni h jb koi country ka name ho aur usme kai country aate h to wha the ka use krte h

  10. Vichet -Jany says:

    can i say "the London park"? is it correct or not?
    i am not sure plz anybody answer my question.
    thx u

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  12. garvit Yadav says:

    Very bad

  13. Let's Do says:

    I learnt….how a girl can laugh without any reason ….to make fool

  14. Charuk Haji says:

    bad way of teaching

  15. Er. Piyush Pandey Trainer B.Tech, MBA says:

    So Great

  16. sumanth viswanadhuni says:

    what should i use in case of acronym like USA.

  17. Meer khan says:

    Please tell us we should where the use. The

  18. Syed Yousaf Shah says:

    Very helpful

  19. ketan gohel says:

    Why the is use with "the neatherland?" in this country there is no political sounds…. Another is the westerdies

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