“islands” is a plural word. If it was singular, it would be “an a an an a a a a an islands.”

Which article is used with Island?

“islands” is a plural word. If it was singular, it would be “an a an an a a a a an islands.”

Is Vietnam War a proper noun?

Capitalize “War” in names of specific conflicts, such as the Afghanistan War, Iraq War, Cold War, Vietnam War, World War II, Gulf War. The Cola Wars.

Has or have for country name?

Technically, you can’t. The word have must be placed after a plural. But it is possible. To start with, in British English (BrE), collective nouns are considered as plural but it is the opposite when it comes to American English (AmE).

Is government a capital G?

Government. If we are referring specifically to ‘the Government’ (for example, ‘when the Government decides its policy’), we would use a capital ‘G’.

Which countries have the before their name?


  • the Bahamas.
  • the Cayman Islands.
  • the Central African Republic.
  • the Channel Islands.
  • the Comoros.
  • the Czech Republic.
  • the Dominican Republic.
  • the Falkland Islands.

Are wars proper nouns?

My own preference would be to leave it as it is, since ‘war’ on its own is not a proper noun, even if it refers to something that is.

Do you say an hour or a hour?

For those words that are written with the first letter as a consonant, but which are pronounced with the first letter as a vowel, such as “hour” and “herb,” the correct way to present them in a written document (e.g. your scientific manuscript written in American English) is: “An hour” and “An herb.”

Do you capitalize war in civil war?

The words history, event, movement, era, etc. are not capitalized, but the Renaissance, the Civil War, the Romantic Period, and the Dark Ages are capitalized. Note that the is NOT capitalized. It’s the Civil War, not The Civil War.

Is the United States a proper noun?

Yes, the United States is a proper noun. It is the name of a country in North America.

Which article is used before country?

Geographical Use of the Definite Article (The) With Country Names. Typically, the article the is not used before the names of countries and territories: Our flight to the China was canceled. Our flight to China was canceled.

Which article is used with House?

The definite article can be used with both singular and plural nouns, but it must only be used when you are describing a specific noun, or group of nouns. Do “on this street” part specify “houses” enough to use definite article in this case?

Should the war of 1812 be capitalized?

DO CAPITALIZE: Dr. Sigmund Freud, the War of 1812, Yale University, the U.S. Navy, the West, Associated Students, Parkinson’s Disease. DO NOT CAPITALIZE: my doctor, the doctor, a space war in 2010, a university like Yale, a strong navy, go west, an association for students, cold, flu, bronchitis.

What two countries have officially in their name?

Answer and Explanation: The two countries with the word ”the” officially in their names are The Gambia and The Bahamas.

What country names start with the?

Countries Whose Official Names Begin With “The”

  • The Bahamas and the Maldives.
  • The Gambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • The United States.
  • The Netherlands.