Tag: indefinite-article

63 "Wow, what a car!" - Is it okay if I say 'Wow, what the car!" 2014-07-07T09:05:02.867

38 "An hour" or "a hour" 2013-01-24T20:15:16.993

32 Should I use "a" or "an" when I abbreviate a word? 2018-01-08T15:42:15.780

27 a joyous and restful three days -- a three days? 2015-03-27T15:38:43.463

25 Does "I have a daughter" mean "I have one daughter"? 2015-01-28T12:14:42.287

21 Articles: When do I use "a", "the", or "__"? 2013-01-24T09:12:58.743

20 Michael is a New Zealander or Michael is New Zealander? Article before nationalities? 2016-03-30T14:42:58.653

20 "She speaks an impeccable English" vs "She speaks impeccable English" 2016-08-15T13:22:43.587

19 The indefinite article with an amount modified by an adjective: "It cost a mere 20 dollars." 2018-07-31T08:06:06.310

17 Singular or plural when indicating something unique owned by many 2015-12-14T08:16:11.037

17 "I am [the / an] owner of a bookstore"? 2019-06-27T15:11:58.227

15 When to use "some" instead of "a" 2013-01-24T15:19:18.120

15 Should individual letters be preceded with "an"? 2013-05-24T16:08:18.747

15 Why is there the indefinite article in: “a Victorian 23 knots”? 2017-02-20T15:28:27.300

14 Article Confusion Again! Why is there an 'a' instead of a 'the'? 2014-08-19T06:49:10.423

14 Why do you say, "see A doctor", but " go to The doctor"? 2016-03-16T08:10:36.377

14 A secretary with ____ good knowledge of English: "a" or no article? 2016-10-18T19:53:14.837

13 “A first time” or “the first time” 2013-08-26T15:38:49.077

13 The atom or an atom? 2020-05-17T09:05:22.647

12 a sore throat vs a strep throat vs strep throat 2019-04-26T16:18:21.447

11 What is the difference between "an answer" and "the answer"? 2013-03-12T12:17:08.587

11 Is the article "a" justified in "they are wearing a cape" 2014-03-05T10:48:38.840

10 "A few" takes a singular or plural verb in present simple tense? 2013-09-02T05:43:11.503

10 The indefinite article when we mention something for the first time 2015-12-29T14:20:43.033

10 Why there is no article in 'I was out of town' 2016-07-04T09:52:37.310

10 Are there any circumstances when the article 'a' is used before the word 'answer'? 2016-10-22T18:51:35.547

10 A doctor VS. the doctor ? 2017-12-24T10:17:57.460

9 For example VS for an example 2014-03-27T07:51:24.510

9 Using "the" instead of "a" for something that isn't a specific object 2015-04-09T13:56:00.320

9 Why it is 'an' SEO but the abbrevation is 'a' Search Engine Optimizer? 2015-10-12T07:06:30.270

9 "A dreadful five minutes" - what about the article? 2019-01-28T12:44:18.923

8 When to use an article before "reason" 2014-02-21T13:22:53.797

8 Question about articles: Why is "before the train came" correct? 2014-03-24T13:12:17.533

8 Why is using only one "a" enough in this sentence? 2014-06-03T19:17:13.890

8 Why is "in the shape of ellipse" ungrammatical? 2015-08-06T09:13:41.227

8 An "a" article doesn't become a "the" despite the fact it was already mentioned 2016-07-16T16:21:45.690

8 Singular Vs plural while making a general statement 2017-04-16T04:02:40.147

7 "vacation" versus "a vacation" 2013-06-04T04:42:32.243

7 The confusion between "The" or "A" article 2014-10-03T17:43:40.707

7 is it "a M" or "an M" 2017-01-23T09:06:41.837

7 When should one use articles with adjective+proper noun? 2017-04-01T16:50:54.960

7 When refer something immediately after it, should I use "a" or "the"? 2020-04-07T00:06:28.743

6 "Start a day" versus "start the day" 2013-03-07T08:28:20.910

6 Usage of the article 'a' and 'the' and suggestion for better wording 2013-03-31T09:16:58.433

6 Why does the name of this book have ‘a’ in it? 2013-05-04T02:54:53.397

6 OSCARS nominated movies -Based on the true story OR Based on a true story? 2015-01-08T05:44:43.927

6 ‘on Thursday’ or ‘on a Thursday’ 2016-03-27T12:40:23.177

6 Why the indefinite article: "In a well known article, Einstein, Rosen, and Podolsky have ..."? 2016-04-10T15:27:17.357

6 Article usage before "historical" 2016-04-29T12:02:52.700

6 "a second attempt" or "the second attempt" 2017-02-28T15:26:37.833

6 How is "a solid 8 hours every night" correct? 2017-11-10T03:15:11.263

6 a spectacular vs an spectacular 2017-12-08T23:59:24.040

6 English article "A" vs "The" 2019-08-15T12:35:49.900

5 Is 'a' implying one of the family? 2013-02-22T03:12:45.180

5 Should I use "the" or "a"? 2013-04-21T01:47:18.247

5 "Verge of shutdown" or "Verge of a shutdown"? 2013-10-01T11:35:57.527

5 Strange structure of "is in a shambles" 2014-04-08T10:42:37.797

5 Indefinite article with country's name? The New York Times article has it 2014-09-26T11:45:57.693

5 The indefinite article with a repeated noun 2015-01-18T18:45:30.287

5 "Part of the team" vs. "a part of the team" 2015-02-03T16:57:50.247

5 Is this proper English "They have church building, but they're not church."? 2015-06-16T19:28:20.913

5 Should I put "an" to describe "knowledge" 2015-07-12T09:36:49.010

5 Isn't it wrong to use the word "homage" as a countable noun in this book? 2015-10-16T01:40:53.193

5 he was a third member vs. he was the third member 2015-10-18T14:17:42.067

5 What's the difference between 'as a' or 'as the': "As the bundle developer, you are to do so-and-so" 2015-12-02T08:22:00.530

5 Some words starting with vowels, preceded by 'an' instead or 'a' 2015-12-04T11:18:23.810

5 Why the indefinite article in "Their campaign mounts in fury as a free Europe crumbles" 2015-12-07T10:53:03.077

5 Articles before profession names: "Ms. Smith, public health nurse, was born..." 2015-12-09T11:15:31.653

5 Is 'A dead [Proper Noun]' okay? 2015-12-15T09:08:28.043

5 Is the use of indefinite article in this sentence wrong as my teacher said? 2016-02-29T17:56:12.443

5 "We have a game today" vs. "We have the game today" 2016-07-07T17:38:11.980

5 The article use when the referent is shown 2017-06-02T20:52:06.973

5 Usage of the indefinite article with the word "previous" 2017-06-12T06:37:20.387

5 D.Trump was elected president or "a" president 2017-07-02T22:27:04.067

5 "There are a good many scholars ..." is it right? 2017-07-26T23:05:39.760

5 Why is the definite article used in each of these places in this sentence? 2017-09-08T10:24:25.450

5 Why can articles be omitted in this sentence? 2018-07-02T20:03:12.923

4 Which article should I use when referring to a program function's argument? 2013-03-17T15:28:17.920

4 Some rules for using "the" and "a" 2013-04-12T04:15:58.467

4 "Is Peter's party on a Sunday?" Why is the indefinite article used? 2013-12-04T05:14:00.143

4 Do you need help (or _a_ help) in Biology or Chemistry? Join our Tutoring Club! (article use) 2014-01-08T14:52:49.000

4 Watching Cartoons vs Watching Cartoon 2014-01-15T07:16:11.040

4 Indefinite article before uncountable "drink" nouns, e.g. "a water" 2014-05-28T02:59:44.193

4 A beer in hand vs a beer in a hand 2014-05-29T10:53:38.453

4 Do I need "a/an" or "the" in this sentence? 2014-08-01T09:03:47.080

4 "the movie" vs "an amazing movie" 2014-08-25T18:03:17.603

4 Using "The" article before proper noun 2014-10-04T16:08:03.063

4 The indefinite article applied to a group of things 2014-11-17T18:40:20.253

4 I want to get rid of 'article' confusion once and for all! 2015-01-07T09:44:13.707

4 What is the difference between: "I have eaten a banana" and "I have eaten banana"? 2015-04-13T13:39:03.710

4 Can I say "a first and second legs"? 2015-10-19T03:55:53.550

4 "Products of unique structure" vs. "Products of _a_ unique structure" 2015-10-28T14:53:16.437

4 Why is "a" used here? 2015-11-20T03:50:47.293

4 Why do we use "a" in front of "unique" instead of "the"? 2015-12-15T03:54:28.620

4 Using the indefinite article before "space" 2016-03-04T00:18:36.307

4 Indefinite article with color: a brindled grey 2016-04-13T08:49:27.250

4 "An hash", always wrong? 2016-04-20T10:03:05.547

4 Article usage — need help on how to best explain these examples 2016-07-25T13:33:15.453

4 a computer vs computers 2016-11-29T05:38:41.390