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Sense of "The" in Chinese

I don't see any special function of "the", except, it makes the line ambiguous! Many Western languages, because of case considerations, have descriptive phrases called relative clauses, such ...
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Sense of "The" in Chinese

The tone of Chesterton's poem, "The Secret People", written at the turn of the last Century, 1908, when Western European powers were competing fiercely for God, Gold & Glory, (not ...
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Sense of "The" in Chinese

"We are THE silent people, WHO have never spoken yet." "我们是这样的一群沉默的人,至今为止,我们从来还没有说过什么话。" The transition needs to express the mode of the speaker who emphasizes the specialness of ...
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Sense of "The" in Chinese

I think you have somehow gotten confused about the poem in question and its contents. G.K. Chesterton wrote a poem called The Secret People, and the second line is "For we are the people of ...
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Sense of "The" in Chinese

The ( determiner) 3: used with a singular noun to indicate that it represents a whole species or class "我们是沉默的民族,从来没说话." doesn't state it is "a silent people (unspecific)" or &...
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How is 时机 being used in 就可能预测病人发病的时机?

就可能预测病人(的)发病的时机 时机 here, should mean 時間(Time) 機制/病徵(Symptoms)
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