I like music – I hate exams
I like music, especially classical music.
(not the music … the classical music)
We don’t eat meat very often. (not the meat)
Life is not possible without water. (not The life … the water)
I hate exams. (not the exams)
Is there a store near here that sells newspapers?
My favorite sports are tennis and skiing (not the tennis … the skiing)
Do you think English is difficult? (not the English)
Tom’s brother is studying physics and chemistry.
Flowers are beautiful. (= flowers in general)
I don’t like cold weather. (= cold weather in general)
We don’t eat fish very often. (= fish in general)
Are you interested in history? (= history in general)
I love your garden. The flowers are beautiful. (= the flowers in your garden)
The weather isn’t very good today. (= the weather today)
We had a great meal last night. The fish was excellent.
(= the fish we ate last night)
Do you know much about the history of your country?