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Suppose that there is a black cup, a black book and a black mouse. How should I put (an) indefinite article(s) to call all of them, while using an adjective black only once?

  1. A black cup, book and mouse
  2. Black a cup, a book and a mouse
  3. A black cup, a book and a mouse
  4. Work around: a cup, a book and a mouse that are black
  5. None of them. That is, impossible. That is, A black cup, a black book and a black mouse
  • It depends on how badly you want to stress that they were all black. If that is essential you really need to do as @Centaurus says. – WS2 Oct 18 '15 at 20:41
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I wouldn't choose any of the choices given. Number 4 conveys the meaning but I think it would sound more natural to say:

"a cup, a book and a mouse, all of them black."

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