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