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the/a/no article with a proper noun

Post by rogigor » Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:30 pm

Hi,

I need to clarify something. I'm writing a manual document that uses a lot of acronyms that are essentially proper nouns for things made by a company XYZ. For example:

AAA - is a type of a bracket
BBB - is a type of a mounting kit

Fix the AAA bracket with the BBB mounting kit.

In this case I use article "the" because AAA/BBB is used as an adjective for the bracket/mounting kit.

Fix AAA with BBB.

In this case there should be no article?

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Re: the/a/no article with a proper noun

Post by Joe » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:25 pm

Your logic seems to be impeccable {-;

Fix the AAA bracket with the BBB mounting kit. :ok:

Fix AAA with BBB. :ok:
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