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    Default A/ the new Talk show

    Hello,

    I wonder if either article - definite or indefinite- can be used in the following context:

    - have you seen ... new talk show on channel 5? It's great!

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: A/ the new Talk show

    The clue is in the second half. It says "It's great!" Do you think they are talking about a specific talk show or just any talk show?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: A/ the new Talk show

    Thank you. I see your point. Could 'a' be possible if it weren't for the second sentence?

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    Default Re: A/ the new Talk show

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    Thank you. I see your point. Could 'a' be possible if it weren't for the second sentence?
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    "a" is possible, but it's less likely. In this type of question, the speaker would probably be referring to a particular talk show.
    Last edited by Chicken Sandwich; 24-Oct-2012 at 15:17. Reason: rewrite + typo

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