Grammar Tips: Articles and Names Of Countries

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Do we need to use thewith names of countries? Answer the short quiz below and find out.

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The general rule is ‘not to  use “the with names of countries except with  countries that have plural names, and with countries that include the words “republic”, “kingdom”, or “states” in their names.


  • in Korea, in Japan
  • in the Philippines, in the United States, in the United Kingdom

To see the list of countries that use the definite article “the”, please click here.

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