definite and indefinite articles [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 5 years ago. Improve this question This is a pretty forward question that requires a straightforward one piece with no possibilities answer. I’m not a native … Read more

“How many children are you parent for?”

I lighted upon a sentence in a survey that struck me as odd. How many children are you parent or guardian for and live in your household? Is it grammatical? I mean, can the indefinite article be legitimately omitted? And shouldn’t it be “of” instead of “for”, or does “for” also work in this context? … Read more

Is it necessary to use the indefinite article before the words “mother”, “mom”, “dad”, “father” when saying that someone has one?

Is necessary to use the indefinite article before mom, mother, dad, father when saying that someone has one? For example: Do you have a mom? Do you have Mom? Answer In this context when mom, mother etc. are used as nouns it’s neccesarry to use a/an. When you use mom, mother etc. as proper nouns, … Read more

“Remember a time when…” or “remember the time when…”?

Could you tell which article I use in the following sentence: a or the? Do you remember a/the time when we went fishing and we forgot bait. If both article possible, could you tell me what would be the difference in meaning then? Answer I would use “a” if I was asking whether the other … Read more

“The network with a stronger connection” or “the network with the stronger connection” in context? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: Articles we should use when we are talking about a specific person and clothing (4 answers) Closed 4 months ago. Could you tell me which article, a or the I use before stronger connection in the context below? Usually your phone prioritizes the network with a/the stronger connection. I … Read more

When do we use the article ‘the’? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 4 months ago. Improve this question We use the article ‘the’ before the noun, which is made definite by the addition of the phrase or a … Read more

When do we use the indifinte article “a” with abstract nouns? [closed]

Closed. This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Add details and clarify the problem by editing this post. Closed 2 months ago. Improve this question Why we used the indifinte article “a” in this sentence ?? “Fear is a universal weakness” Answer The level of … Read more

Use of indefinite article with non countable nouns [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 6 months ago. Improve this question As per the article rule, we should not use an indefinite article before the non countable nouns. But following are … Read more

Don’t we need an article when we call a pet? [closed]

It’s difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center. Closed 8 years ago. I’ll get you animal. (reference) If we mention … Read more