Use of definite article before a collective proper noun?

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As in this example; "It looks like record attendance for Users Group in October."

asked Aug 23 '11 at 14:41 Jessica New member

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The use of the definite article in this example is optional.  Both are correct.

 

In general, we use 'the' when we ask the question 'which?'.  In this case, which group?  The Users Group.

link comment edited Aug 26 '11 at 03:54 Kimberly Expert

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