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English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

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Postby Hela » Sun Oct 24, 2004 4:59 pm

Dear teachers,

Would you please explain to me the underlined expression?

A child on the tour said he would like to see a beaver, since he had heard there were many in the park. The guide said he would do his best. First he led us along a road, and then we turned off onto a path. To our right was a marshy pond.
Suddenly the child who had spoken before shouted, "Look! I see a beaver!" Of course the beaver was startled. It slapped its tail and disappeared into pond.

Why isn't there an article between "into" and "pond"?

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Postby Alan » Mon Oct 25, 2004 7:12 am

It must be a misprint: it should read 'the/a pond'.
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