An article is a word that combines with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun.

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When to use 'a' and when to not use 'a'?

English is my second language. One thing that confuses me is the use of the word a. I've learnt that a can be used when describing something or someone—e.g., 'he is a man', 'drink a beer', 'use a ...
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When to use indefinite article before “independence”?

I got this confusion with a particular English grammar: when to say an independence. Like: as children mature, they develop an independence. (Actually...I don't think "an" is even necessary for ...
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How do I know which article to use before a noun specified by a relative clause?

How can I explain the usage of the indefinite article in the following sentences? Thanksgiving is a day when we celebrate the harvest. New Year' Eve is a night when I have fun with my ...
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Using an indefinite article with ability

Which is correct? His artwork is outstanding. He has a natural ability. or His artwork is outstanding. He has natural ability.