Category: Articles

Indefinite article or zero article?

Put a suitable indefinite article or - when you want to use zero article.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. It is said that chocolate is good for the memory.2. He took bread from the shelf and put it in a trolley.3. I bought new steam iron.4. I need paper to write.5. Excuse me, but I haven't got time.6. His father works in chocolate factory.7. I don't like tea.8. Have good time Mike!9. I bought paper in the newsagent's.10. After the accident there was glass everywhere.11. I bought milk and some eggs.12. I drank coffee this morning.13. We've sold our car. That's good news.14. She drank glass of water and went out.15. Waitress! There is hair in my soup.16. She gave me friendly advice.17. She visits me three times month.18. We visited Helen yesterday. She has new furniture.19. We used iron building our house.20. We had bad luck during our stay in Spain. It was raining all the time.