Let's sum up what we learned into six main ideas.


1. You use an uncount noun with no article if you mean all or any of that thing.

  • I need help!
  • I don't eat cheese.
  • Do you like music?

2. You use the with an uncount noun when you are being specific or talking about a particular example of that thing.

  • Thanks for the help you gave me yesterday.
  • I didn't eat the cheese. It was green!
  • Did you like the music they played at the club?

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