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Hi
How are you?

Which one is correct? And if both are correct, then what is the difference between them?

"Peter, can I take a taxi to ......... ?"
a) the school
b) school

Thanks

Answer
Hello Hame,

Both are correct.  Use the article "the" to refer to a specific school.  So if Peter is asking if he can take a taxi to a particular school rather any any school, then the article would be used.

For more information, check out https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/540/01/

Respectfully,

Dr. D

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