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Unread Dec 18th, 2012, 04:37 pm
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Default Re: use of the definite article

Hello Susan,

I had already read the thread you mentioned before sending my question but in my sentence can't we consider that "dog" can also be used as a generic term?
As you mentioned in the other thread isn't possible to say here "the species dog needs a regular balanced diet"?

Sorry but I still don't see why only the indefinite article should be used here.

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