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1

Generic nouns

Representa un tipo o una clase de cosas. No es específico, habla de todos y de ninguno. Es el símbolo de un grupo.

2

Bananas are yellow

Habla de todas y de ninguna, por lo tanto no se usa el artículo definido "THE"

3

No se usan artículos

1. Para hacer generalizaciones con sustantivos contables en plural (Bananas)

2. Tampoco se usan con NO contables (SUGAR)

4

Sugar is not good for you

No contable, no se usa THE

5

Thanks for the Banana

Se usa THE porque ambas personas: el que dice y el que escucha, saben que se refiere a una banana en específico, la que le regaló.

6

XXX yellow book that belongs to my brother is XXX old dog

THE
AN

7

Does Yasuyuki drive XXX truck or XXX car?

A
A

8

My sister's boyfriend works at XXX restaurant across from XXX school he attends

A
THE

9

My new watch is made of XXX gold

000

10

When Martha heard XXX terrible news, she was filled with XXX sadness

OOO
OOO

11

XXX women generally live longer than XXX men

OOO
OOO

12

Many people return to XXX college after working for several years

000

13

The teacher said, "You may take XXX break if you have finished XXX rest of XXX test"

THE
THE
THE

14

I'm going to XXX market on Hill Street. Can I get you anything?

THE

15

After the weekend, you would probably agree that XXX football is XXX most popular sport in North America

OOO
THE

16

I hope to get XXX degree in XXX computer science by XXX end of this year

A
OOO
THE

17

What is more important to you XXX good health or XXX money?

000
000

18

If XXX telephone in the kitchen rings, will you pick it up?

THE

19

XXX radio had XXX biggest influence on XXX people until XXX invention of XXX television

000
THE
000
THE
000

20

One reason Rafael bought this house is that XXX backyard is a good place for kids to play

THE

21

What is XXX quickest way to get to XXX mall?

THE
THE

22

Last night we had XXXXXXX terrible storm. Our children were frightened by XXXXXXX thunder.

A
THE

23

XXXXXXX milk I put on my cereal this morning was sour because someone forgot to put it in XXXXXXX refrigerator after dinner last night

THE
THE

24

XXXXXXX milk is an important source of XXXXXXX protein and XXXXXXX calcium

000
000
000

25

Do you ever gaze into XXXXXXX space and wonder if XXXXXXX other life forms exist in XXXXXXX universe?

GAZE (MIRADA FIJA)
000
000
THE

26

XXXXXXX wisdom comes more from XXXXXXX understanding than from XXXXXXX knowledge

000
000
000

27

We flew to Dallas and then rented XXXXXXX car. On XXXXXXX second day we had XXXXXXX car, it wouldn't start, so the rental agency provided us with another one

A
THE
THE

28

XXXXXXX people use XXXXXXX plants in XXXXXXX many different ways. Plants supply us with XXXXXXX oxygen. They are source of XXXXXXX lifesaving medicines. We use plant products to build XXXXXXX houses and to make XXXXXXX paper and XXXXXXX textiles.

000
000
000
000
000
000
000
000

29

FLW is XXXXXXX name of XXXXXXX famous architect. He is XXXXXXX architect who designed de GM museum in NY. He also designed XXXXXXX hotel in Tokyo. XXXXXXX hotel was designed to withstand XXXXXXX earthquakes

THE
A
AN
A
THE (SEGUNDA VEZ QUE SE MENCIONA)
000

30

When you look at XXXXXXX sandy shore, it might be practically empty of XXXXXXX animals. This appearance is deceptive, however beneath XXXXXXX surface, the sand is full of XXXXXXX life. It is teeming with XXXXXXX crabs, XXXXXXX shrimp, XXXXXXX worms, XXXXXXX snails, and ....

000
000
THE
000
000
000
000
000

31

Our children enjoyed going to the beach yesterday. When they dug in XXXXXXX sand, they found various kinds of XXXXXXX animals. Susie found XXXXXXX crab, and so did Johny. XXXXXXX crab Johny found pinched him, which made him cry. But he had XXXXXXX good time at XXXXXXX beach anyway.

THE
000
A
THE (SEGUNDA VEZ QUE SE MENCIONA)
A
THE (SEGUNDA VEZ QUE SE MENCIONA)

32

My aunt's new car has XXXXXXX power windows, XXXXXXX cassette player, and XXXXXXX multi-adjustable driver's seat

000
A
A

33

Long term exposure to XXXXXXX sun between XXXXXXX hours of 10 am and 3 pm can be harmful. XXXXXXX person's skin will eventually become wrinkled and more susceptible to XXXXXXX cancer

THE (EL QUE CONOCEMOS)
THE (SPECIFIC HOURS)
A
000

34

Yesterday I locked my keys in my car. Using XXXXXXX coat hanger , I tried to reach XXXXXXX lock inside XXXXXXX window next to XXXXXXX driver's seat, but I couldn't get XXXXXXX door unlock. I though about calling XXXXXXX police.

A
THE
THE
THE
THE
THE

35

There's XXXXXXX fly walking on XXXXXXX ceiling. It's upside down. Do you suppose XXXXXXX fly was flying rightside up and flipped over at XXXXXXX last second, or was it flying upside down when it landed on XXXXXXX ceiling

A
THE
THE
THE
THE