Sometimes people say they are in studio, in hospital, or going to prom — but there’s no the in there! In plenty of dialects, it’s common to drop such articles, making anarthrous nouns, or nouns without articles. This is part of a complete episode.

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  1. separator says:

    I’ve very recently been exposed to a language nuance in which I would say “Do you want to go with me?” or “Can I go with you?” some folks will say “Do you want to go (or come) with?” or “Can I go (or come) with?” Is that the same or similar phenomenon to what was described in this segment of the broadcast?

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