Have the Clap or Have Clap. Which is Correct?

"The clap" is a slang term for gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease). We cannot omit the article "the" with this expression.

"The clap" is a slang term for gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease.

She caught the clap and got the shot.

We cannot omit the article "the" with this expression.

Have you ever had the clap?

The clap can produce a burning sensation in men.

In standard English and/or formal situations, we use the term "gonorrhea" (with no article) instead of "the clap".

People who have gonorrhea should also be tested for other sexually transmitted diseases.

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