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"Kvůli nedostatku vody se nemyje."

Translation:He doesn't bathe because of the water shortage.

December 28, 2017



"He doesn't wash himself because of a shortage of water." Would "because of a shortage of water" be equivalent to "because of the water shortage"?


I think "a" instead of "the" can be ok, depending on the context.

"The" implies that it is a specific water shortage that both speaker and listener is aware of.

"A" would be appropriate only if the listener is not aware of the water shortage.

Hope this makes sense.

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