Articles Exercise 28

Choose A, AN, THE or (/) for "no article" for each blank below, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.
A: What does word "frontier" mean? Doesn't it mean line between two countries? I used word in conversation with American friend yesterday, and he didn't understand what I was saying.

B: No, most Americans use word "border" to express that idea. In fact, "frontier" has very different meaning for us in U.S. Actually, definition is related to history of our country. When English and other European settlers first came to North America, they built towns and cities on East Coast. As more colonists came to new world, towns were built further west. Colonists called unexplored wilderness beyond towns and cities "frontier".

A: Oh, that's why Americans call space "last frontier". It means that space is last unexplored place. I've heard phrase several times, but I never understood it before. Wow, learning vocabulary in foreign language is really hard!
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