Articles - definite / indefinite

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1. --- modern life is stressful.

2. What’s capital of your country?

3. doctor earns more than teacher.

4. Do you know who invented computer ?

5. Have you seen newspaper? I can’t find it anywhere.

6. Is this first time you’ve stayed at Hilton ?

7. Is Nile or Amazon longest river on --- earth ?

8. Several million visitors year are attracted to ski slopes of Alps.

9. I’ll meet you outside post office. I’ll be there in quarter of hour.

10. --- young people tend to think that --- life was more difficult in past.

11. In my opinion --- education should be free.

12. education I got at --- school was excellent.

13. In some cities, --- cars have been banned from the centre.

14. I went to --- Buckingham Palace today. It was great.

15. I took train to London and then underground to --- Victoria Station. It’s short walk
from there.

16. Would you like to come with us to see --- Titanic at cinema tomorrow?

17. I had bad experience at work today.

18. car sped past at 100 miles hour.

19. --- Mount Everest is highest mountain in world.

20. --- Middle East is one of world’s hot spots.

21. We lived in Netherlands before moving here.

22. If you ever go to London you must see Tower of London and --- Tate Gallery.

23. We noticed strong smell coming from refrigerator.

24. She lives in --- England, which is part of UK.

25. After his wife’s death he left --- home and joined army.

26. He should have called me hour ago.

27. They visited grandmother in hospital.

28. --- history is interesting subject, but what I like most is history of United States.

29. The Browns often watch --- television in evening.

30. Munich lies in south of Germany.