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  1. parlker
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    there has been (a) lack of...

    There has been (a) lack of awareness of global warming.

    Should I say "a lack of" or just "lack of"? Thanks

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    Re: there has been (a) lack of...

    I think the answer is "lack of"
    maybe "a lack of" used in affirmative sentence

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    Re: there has been (a) lack of...

    It is a general statement - a lack of

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    Re: there has been (a) lack of...

    I agree with Tedtmc- a lack of

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    Re: there has been (a) lack of...

    Agreed. You would always have "a lack of" something.

    The opposite is "a surfeit of" (you have too much of it).

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