det ADJ n
Adjectives with other meanings
There are a few other adjectives which have this pattern.
bare (the) given last (the) own (my)
The editor refused to allow him to publish anything but the bare facts of the arrests.
Do the words that enter a language in a given year provide a verbal portrait of the period?
I have to pretend I hate holidays; that the last thing I want to do is go on holiday.
It is important to think carefully about your own particular needs.