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Lynne Wright said, "Its still in passive voice, tho. And isn't starting the sentence with "Use of" instead of "The use of" grammatically incorrect? "
The use of articles is so ingrained that we notice them only when they are missing or misused. It's more a matter of phonics rather than grammar, because they're determined phonetically by whether the following sound is a vowel or a consonant. A generic noun like "use" doesn't necessarily require a definite article (the), and it would sound funny with an indefinite one ("a use" or "an use". (This is where my linguistics minor comes out.)
Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA
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