Article in english grammar

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Articles are words that define a noun as specific or unspecific which may be a person, place, object, or idea.

Definite Article : the

Indefinite Articles : a, an

Examples: an onion, a car, a pen, a man, an apple, the sun, the earth, the Ganges.

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  •  “a” is used for countable (singular) nouns starting with a consonant or a vowel which sounds like consonant.
  • “an” is used for countable (singular) nouns starting with a vowel or consonant that sounds like vowel
  • Before a countable noun which refers to major group of things. 
  • For expression of quantities and expression of numbers like a lot,a few, a dozen, a million, a thousand, etc.
  • For a name of some profession for example an engineer, a doctor, etc.
  • Before a noun in exclamatory sentences for example What a day it was !
  • Cannot be used before uncountable nouns for example milk, water, etc.
  • “The” is used for both singular and plural nouns.
  • Used for the names of the organizations for example the WHO.
  • Used in superlatives degrees for example the best,  the most, etc.
  • Use THE with nouns modified by ranking or ordering expressions such as “the first”, “the second”, “the next”, “the last”,etc.
  • We use article “the” when we talk about something more certain for example the dog.
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