Grammar Patterns

the N

The 'bomb' group

These nouns are used in the singular to refer to a type of thing. (Booze is also often used without the.)
When interviewed by CNN, he claimed that the Bomb had won the cold war.
He should have kept off the booze, if he was going to drive.
In France and Italy women did not get the vote until 1945.
  • bomb
  • booze
  • coil
  • pill
  • vote
  • weed
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