Helicopter crash? But ‘helicopter’ is a noun…

In the Question Time series, we discuss your language-related questions and problems. Talking about the way one of her comments was corrected, Blandine asked: But what about “helicopter crash”? I wanted to write it but I thought that helicopter is a noun and not an adjective.

Problems with using “the”

I have some problems with using “the” in some English sentences. For instance, in the following ‎examples I’m not sure which sentence is the correct one:‎ Example 1‎ He drew a circle on the paper. Diameter of the circle was nearly 5 cm.‎ He drew a circle on the paper. The diameter of circle was … Continue Reading