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    use of indefinite article

    Why can't we use indefinite article with attribute+personnel (e.g., a good personnel), if we can say a+attribute+crew/company, etc.

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    Exclamation Re: use of indefinite article

    Quote Originally Posted by mikhai View Post
    Why can't we use indefinite article with attribute+personnel (e.g., a good personnel), if we can say a+attribute+crew/company, etc.
    You can not say a attribute crew/company. Attribute is a countable noun and is also used as verb, where as personnel is plural noun. These two nouns do not combine to form a compound word, attribute personnel, as mentioned by you. You can use an article (both indefinite and definite) before attribute.
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    Last edited by sarat_106; 22-Feb-2010 at 15:43.

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