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Hello,

I'd like to ask what's the difference between the two sentences and which one is more correct (if that is the case)

I'd like to discuss the meaning of the English prepositions.

I'd like to discuss the meaning of English prepositions.

Thank you!
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English prepositions [in general]

The English prepositions [as opposed to the French prepositions]
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Thank you very much for your help.

Just onemore question.

I've come across a rule that says if you generalise about the members of a group you don't use "the", but if you generalise about the group as a whole you are more likely to use "the", like in

Stars vary greatly in size. Farmers often voite conservative.

The starts are shining brightly tonight. or What has the government done for the farmers.

Would you be so kind and add some more examples to that rule to help me grasp it. And is it applicable to the example

I'd like to discuss the meaning of the English prepositions.

Thank you in advance for your help.
AnonymousI'd like to discuss the meaning of English prepositions.
For me, this would mean that you'd like to discuss the meaning of some English prepositions, not necessarily all of them.
AnonymousI'd like to discuss the meaning of the English prepositions.
As the number of English prepositions is limited compared with the number of, say, nouns, this might imply that you'd like to discuss the meaning of all of them.

CB