We can use this article in:
- Only one, unique:
The CEO of that company.
- Particular person:
The teacher who works here.
- Groups of people:
The Spanish make wine.
My uncle lives next to the Jacksons.
- Musical instruments:
I can play the piano.
- Only one in the place:
Where is the bathroom?
- Particular place:
I live in the blue house across the street.
- Famous monuments, buildings, museums, etc:
The Eiffel tower is in Paris.
- Hotels, bars and restaurants (not named after a person):
I am staying at The Plaza.
- Unique things:
I love looking at the sky.
- Ordinal numbers:
It’s the second time I call you.
I was born in the 80’s.
- Geographical areas, gropus of rivers, mountain ranges, oceans, etc:
The cruise crossed the Atlantic.
- Countries (plural names, republic, kingdom, states):
Erick is from the Philippines.
We can’t use this article in:
- Name of cities and countries (except the ones mentiones before):
I live in New Yorn.
Sally was born in 1993.
I study medicine.
- People’s names and titles combined with names:
Queen Elizabeth lives in London.
Breakfast is my favorite meal.
Portuguese is a beautiful language.