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How do you say “the book?”

  

How do you say “the house?”

 

Correct. There are two words for “the” and the one to use depends on the object you are talking about.

Have you ever heard the phrase la casa blanca

la casa blanca means “the white house”. 

 

blanca means “white”. 

You will also notice that it comes after casa and not before it. The phrase literally translates to “the house white”.

Let’s look at another phrase. 

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