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Man is born a sinner.
The man is born a sinner.

Use man, denoting the human race, without the definite article. Also, mankind requires no article: Disease is the enemy of mankind.

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My favourite game is the football.
My favourite game is football.

Don't use an article before the names of games like football, hockey, tennis, cricket, volley-ball, basket-ball.

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My sister goes to school.
My sister goes to the school.

To go to school means to be a student, while to go to the school, means to visit the school.

Similarly, to leave school means to stop being a student and to leave the school means to go away from the school premises.

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The bravery is a great virtue.
Bravery is a great virtue.

Abstract nouns, if used in a general sense, can't take the article.

Abstract nouns, used in a particular sense, use the article: The bravery of the Spartans was renowned.

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The Euripides' tragedies are famous.
Euripides' tragedies are famous.

Don't use the definite article with proper nouns in the possessive case.

If the name ends in an s or x or is difficult to pronounce with the extra syllable 's we omit the final s. Maria Callas' voice is divine.

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