Indefinite Article| Grammar Mistakes Related Indefinite Articles

Grammar Mistakes related to indefinite articles are the most common grammar errors in English writing. Most students are not aware of grammar mistakes related to Indefinite articles. What is an indefinite article? (A and An) are known as indefinite articles, they are used with nouns to make them specific. We can say that they are used to refer to a person or a thing. Here correct use of indefinite articles is described briefly.

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Article 

What is article a, an, the in English?

The articles in English are of two types one is definite article and the second one is indefinite article. Article is used to used to refer or point towards someone. 

Indefinite Article 

What are indefinite articles a and an?

A and An are taken as the indefinite articles. They are used to refer a non specific member of the group. You can use a and an to point out a general person.

Definite Article

What is definite article the?

The is known as the definite article. It is used to refer or point out specific person of the group. It is also used to mention some important things. It makes the things important.

Grammar Mistakes using Indefinite Articles

What is the correct use of indefinite article?

Use of Indefinite Articles (a, an)

Sr. No.

Incorrect

Correct

1 This is very useful book for students. This is a very useful book for the students.
2 I bought inkpot yesterday. I bought an inkpot yesterday.
3 Iqbal is great scholar. Iqbal is a great scholar.
4 I have pen. I have a pen.
5 Smoking is an useless habit. Smoking is a useless habit.
6
We played an one day match. We played a one day match.
7 She is an European girl. She is a European girl.
8 He bought a egg. He bought an egg.
9 I saw a old man in the street. I saw an old man in the street.
10
We rode a elephant. We rode an elephant.
11 My brother is a M.A. My brother is an M.A.
12 He is a S.D.O. He is an S.D.O.
13 He is a honest man. He is an honest man.
14 I reached here a hour ago. I reached here an hour ago.


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What are the sentences where we should avoid the use of indefinite articles?

(Avoid the use of Indefinite Articles in these Sentences)

Indefinite Article (a, an) is not used

Sr. No.

Incorrect

Correct

1 I have a books. I have books.
2 A boys were going to the college. Boys were going to college.
3 We bought a new furniture. We bought new furniture.
4 He was carrying a luggage with him. He was carrying luggage with him.
5 He is a man of an ability. He is a man of ability.
6
A gold and a silver are Precious metals. Gold and Silver are Precious metals.
7 An honesty is the best policy. Honesty is the best policy.
8 Virtue is its own reward. Virtue is its own reward.
9 He is a man of an ability. He is a man of ability.
10
A Lahore is a big city. Lahore is a big city.
11 An Anwar is a great poet. Anwar is a great poet.
 

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