Tag: zero-article

38 Why do we not use the definite article in "Where can I find the room 401?" 2015-11-21T06:31:09.310

25 "I don't have the time to cook" or "I don't have time to cook"? 2015-08-05T08:59:27.517

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

16 When can an article be omitted? 2014-09-12T12:16:27.970

16 "He gave the order to abandon ship." - why no article? 2018-01-13T16:02:01.967

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

14 "I was reading posts there" vs. "I was reading the posts there" 2016-01-13T07:10:52.667

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

14 “The,” or no article: “All _____ time.” 2019-02-07T12:39:33.587

12 what kind of an animal vs. what kind of animal 2015-04-04T10:12:13.290

12 (The?) Lions in the zoo are very aggressive 2017-03-29T09:09:58.263

11 psychologist John Hayes (THE, zero article before false titles) 2013-08-23T10:52:27.800

10 In which situations is it OK to omit articles in short sentences? 2014-06-12T08:36:21.017

9 "police said" - why not "the police said"? 2015-06-12T03:36:16.877

9 "... is called Minkowski space" or "is called the Minkowski space" and WHY? 2016-07-01T13:06:56.437

9 Is it correct to use zero article in this sentence? 2016-09-22T19:21:12.587

9 Is Vietnamese a noun or an adjective? 2018-10-04T04:06:32.853

9 A or no article? “He is_____ racist.” 2019-02-15T21:00:43.853

8 Do you have a / the time? 2013-07-12T05:39:22.777

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

8 Are all article combinations valid patterns for "the" ɴᴏᴜɴ of "the" ɴᴏᴜɴ? 2019-09-16T00:11:38.087

8 My brother has turned writer VS. My brother has turned a writer 2020-06-24T00:44:49.810

7 Why isn’t there any article before this countable noun? 2014-05-01T09:12:50.347

7 "Have you ever had surgery?" Why does surgery in this sentence have no article? 2015-02-28T07:59:02.727

7 How to distinguish countable and uncountable senses? 2016-03-14T17:19:57.350

7 Why don't we use "the" before "third gear"? 2017-02-23T20:44:40.987

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

7 Why is there no article in "We are Family"? 2017-09-02T09:55:02.663

6 usage of THE with the plural subject (or noun) 2013-10-14T10:13:44.057

6 "in the light of" vs "in light of" 2015-01-09T15:35:14.023

6 Zero article before emperor in "You will not be emperor" 2015-03-01T07:07:01.013

6 “the top levels of government” -- why not "of THE government"? 2015-03-08T12:20:42.187

6 "the bounds of keyboard and cables, of monitor and mouse" - why no articles? 2015-09-06T12:36:25.597

6 before we get to yuppie -- why no article in front of "yuppie"? 2015-11-19T13:44:19.947

6 Is "Bananas grow in a tropical climate" grammatically correct? 2015-12-09T18:55:59.517

6 The definite article in phrases with "from"? 2018-04-29T13:59:27.740

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

5 should there be a definite article before "eye level"? (a quote from Salinger) 2013-12-28T03:58:00.190

5 "The English grammar" or "English grammar" 2014-01-31T06:58:48.597

5 Zero article before "advice", "fish and chips", "lunch" 2014-06-02T09:23:14.987

5 "calculus" and "the calculus" - what's the difference? 2014-09-07T06:17:35.727

5 Omitting the article before defining relative clause 2014-10-30T08:28:12.007

5 '[That] includes publisher and date' — no article? 2015-05-07T10:59:56.467

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 What is this over? 2015-11-19T15:16:19.907

5 The usage of the definite article 2015-12-28T23:15:54.663

5 into night or into the night 2016-03-30T09:09:04.627

5 "In chat" vs "in the chat" 2016-08-12T19:09:54.133

5 When does one drop the article after "with"? 2017-01-06T13:12:15.193

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

5 condition - a / no article 2018-08-23T16:30:51.793

5 Zero article before a noun 2018-08-30T18:52:40.490

4 Why isn't there an article in "if you're not family"? 2013-07-06T12:15:26.157

4 Exxon and (∅, the) other oil majors 2013-08-02T12:04:10.257

4 (the, Ø) merger of two airlines 2013-08-23T08:08:44.100

4 "X is no longer a (?) speculation" - choosing the article 2013-11-20T14:16:07.657

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 There should be an article (A or The) 2014-02-15T11:55:06.157

4 (The) readers of a magazine? 2014-04-06T09:22:57.880

4 I am without an article? (with regard to a job title) 2014-04-29T16:33:21.153

4 'the English grammar” vs. “∅ English grammar” 2014-06-07T11:22:28.977

4 He was state champion and national record holder 2014-08-07T21:08:28.073

4 articles in "A game in normal form" 2014-09-03T12:07:15.823

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

4 Lack of Articles in Headlines 2015-04-29T08:42:10.713

4 When to add "the/a" after "to/at/of"? 2015-10-18T21:05:59.987

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

4 Meaning of zero article in headlines: "Man has serious injuries after being rescued" 2016-02-09T05:11:40.213

4 "She's the author of" or "She's author of"? - which one is correct? 2016-07-03T17:18:45.150

4 “the assistant nurse” vs. “an assistant nurse” 2017-03-17T06:54:26.520

4 Is the begining of the sentence with the zero article correct? 2017-09-15T19:29:53.597

4 Using the definite article in "I love the people who make me laugh." 2018-05-02T13:11:04.613

4 Article. The word "Respect" 2019-02-25T13:51:56.727

3 why no article before G.D.P.? 2013-08-04T02:50:52.487

3 Which article to use in "I demand [a/the/] video of this birthday" 2013-12-26T17:54:50.573

3 no *the* in "from beginning to end" 2014-02-17T12:42:05.147

3 Including and excluding "a" in a sentence, both make sense 2014-03-26T09:26:15.003

3 (The) construction of the plant started in 1963 2014-07-04T17:15:02.417

3 form / a form - when uncountable and when countable? 2014-08-18T01:51:09.287

3 No article before "forward"? 2014-09-07T12:04:30.640

3 Zero article meaning some particular thing 2014-10-21T10:48:40.533

3 (The) companies engaged in this field - is article needed? 2015-01-23T07:25:27.573

3 it will be all ruble — article omission 2015-05-05T17:42:13.373

3 according to (article/no article) noun 2015-06-12T03:31:03.510

3 performance of something vs. the performance of something 2015-07-18T05:03:39.980

3 on a scholarship vs. on scholarship 2015-08-10T06:10:54.907

3 Is "stabilise society" without an article acceptable usage? 2015-09-09T19:31:33.087

3 ".....type/kind of + indefinite article + singular noun..." 2015-09-26T07:58:25.130

3 be it plane, helicopter, car or robot -- why is there no article in front of "plane"? 2015-09-30T14:35:04.877

3 "as an algebra" or "as algebra" (zero article or indefinite article)? 2015-11-03T14:15:25.820

3 ride the bus or ride a bus or ride bus 2016-02-05T13:09:51.647

3 Correct use of articles with nationalities 2016-02-16T10:55:40.017

3 Why neither "the" or "a" is used to identify a mug (see details below)? 2016-07-15T20:54:57.523

3 What was Jobs trying to say when he said "It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it" 2016-09-16T03:55:42.530

3 Which is natural and correct in "I prefer train/a train/trains/the train to other methods."? 2016-11-12T08:12:33.843

3 reachability of a host vs. the reachability of a host 2017-01-18T02:12:46.717

3 Without (the / no article) air and water, living things could not survive 2017-02-01T15:06:58.557