The articles a/an and the in English – Exercise 1

Task No. 1058

Fill in the article aan or the where necessary. Put x where no article is used.

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1
I like blue car more than red one.
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Two specific cars are being spoken about
2
Where's money I lent you last week?
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Both speakers know what is being spoken about
3
Do you still live in  London?
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Articles not used before towns and cities
4
Is your sister working in centre of town?
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There is only one centre
5
Susan's father works as dentist.
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Articles before occupations
6
Oranges are 99 pence kilo.
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Articles before single units of measure
7
What do you usually have for dinner?
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No articles before meals
8
I have terrible headache.
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With minor illnesses, such as ‘common cold’ and ‘headache’, we use the indefinite article ‘a’:
9
We have whole weekend free to explore the town.
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Both speakers know what is being spoken about
10
The car does 150 kilometres hour.
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Articles before single units of measure