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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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The man is born a sinner.
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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Gold is a precious metal.
The gold is a precious metal.

Don't use any article with material nouns, if used in a general sense.

Material nouns, used in a particular sense, require the definite article: The coal from the Midlands is exported to many countries.

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The cholera is a dreadful disease
Cholera is a dreadful disease.

As a rule, don't use the definite article before the names of diseases.

The indefinite article is needed with common names of illnesses: I was suffering from a cold (a fever, a cough, a headache).

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My sister goes to the school.
My sister goes to 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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