Category : 8th Class
Definite Article (the) points out a particular person, animal, thing or place.
In the above given sentences, the is used to point out a particular person, animal, thing or place.
Uses of Definite Article 'The'
'The' is used before the following:
(i) A class of noun.
E.g. The man.
(ii) Before the Superlative Degree of Adjective.
E.g. The best.
(iii) Before the words to express quantity.
E.g Wheat is sold by the kilogram.
(iv) Before a noun which has been mentioned earlier.
E.g. I saw a tiger. The tiger was looking dangerous.
(v) Before the names of national, religion and caste,.
E.g. The Hindu, The Indian.
(vi) The names of famous building.
E.g. The Red Fort.
(vii) The names of sea, river or valley.
E.g. The pacific, The Ganga, The Bay of Bengal
(viii) Names of some countries,
E.g. The U.S.A., The U.K.
(ix) Names of religious book.
E.g. The Ramayan.
'The' is used before the names of holy books, rivers, oceans, mountains, monuments, newspapers, heavenly bodies, etc.;
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