'bad for the health' or 'bad for your health'

Honki

Senior Member
Japanese
In the conversational exchange below, which is right, 'bad for the health' or 'bad for your health'?

Wife: Smoking is very bad for the / your health. Won't you stop smoking? I really worry about you.
Husband: All right. If it will make you happy, I'll stop smoking.


Thanks a lot.
 
  • Embonpoint

    Senior Member
    English--American
    This may be one of those that depends on where you are from. For me (American who has lived mostly in the northeast), bad for your health is the choice.
     
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