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