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Why an article is not used? #1 (permalink) Wed Jun 23, 2010 21:19 pm   Why an article is not used?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #224 "Articles (5)", question 9

Sean is ......... Irish. His friend is an Englishman.

(a) a
(b) an
(c) the
(d) (none)

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #224 "Articles (5)", answer 9

Sean is Irish. His friend is an Englishman.

Correct answer: (d) (none)
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Why an article is not used? #2 (permalink) Wed Jun 23, 2010 22:43 pm   Why an article is not used?
 

This is the correct construction:

Sean is an Irishman
but
Sean is Irish

Alan is an Englishman
but
Alan is English
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Why an article is not used? #3 (permalink) Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:15 am   Why an article is not used?
 

Hi,
Thank you it is quite clear now :-)
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