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Old May 13, 2014, 11:20 PM
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Omission of definite article

Can we omit the definite article ‘los’ in the sentences below, without any change in meaning?
• ¿Hay un equipo para ‘los’ chicos de mi edad?
• ¿Hay alguna reducción para ‘los’ estudiantes?
• Las temperaturas pueden llegar a 'los' treinta grados...

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Old May 14, 2014, 02:16 AM
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Can we omit the definite article ‘los’ in the sentences below, without any change in meaning?
• ¿Hay un equipo para ‘los’ chicos de mi edad?
• ¿Hay alguna reducción para ‘los’ estudiantes?
• Las temperaturas pueden llegar a 'los' treinta grados...

Yes, but we prefer to mention it.
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Old May 14, 2014, 10:21 AM
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I agree with Julvenzor. I'll just add a little note that the article makes it specific so the idea is clearer.
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