DefiniteandIndefinite

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two sentences: Give me the chocolate chip cookie. Give me a cookie, please. Imagine a plate full of cookies. There are peanut butter cookies, sugar cookies, gingerbread cookies, and one chocolate chip cookie. The first sentence speaks of a particular (or definite) cookie: Give me the chocolate chip cookie. The second sentence speaks of any of a number of cookies (or an indefinite cookie): Give me a cookie, please. The difference between the definite and indefinite articles is the difference between talking about a specific cookie, or any old cookie at all. the cookie a cookie In English, the definite article is the word "the" regardless of whether the noun it introduces is singular or plural. the cookie the cookies In Spanish, the definite article has 4 forms, depending on whether the noun is masculine, feminine, singular or plural. el gato
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