English is a flexible language; lazy even.  We throw sentences together in a pick n' mix fashion, so 'I see the man', or 'the man is seen by me,' or even 'I  went for a walk with the man.'  In essence, the man seems to know his place and obediently follows us as we dot him around a sentence, and we don't give a second thought to that little word 'the', as it stays the same wherever we put it.

And yet, we don't say 'I see he' or 'he sees I', or even 'the man is seen by I', as we instinctively k...
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