What’s the deal with articles? Do you know when to use the, a, an, or omit an article?

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What’s the deal with articles? We notice clients tend to have problems with article usage. Do you know when to use the, a, an, or omit an article?

-Use “a” or “an” when referring to a singular noun:

A deadline is the time limit for completing a task.

Jessica is an architect. She’s a Canadian who lives in Miami.

-Use with certain expressions:

a few, a little, a great many

-Omit “a” or “an” when the noun is plural

a deadline/deadlines

-Use “The” with nouns already mentioned or specific

AA is building a new office.

The office will have three rooms.

-Use with nouns that are unique, or specific

The CEO wants the project finished by April.

-Use with superlative form of adjectives

The biggest challenge will be scheduling for the new team.

 

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