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    #1

    He was naughty and he was a liar/a liar

    1. I don't like the shepherd boy because he was naughty and he was a liar.
    2. I don't like the shepherd boy because he was naughty and a liar.

    I am wondering if sentence 2 is incorrect.

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    #2

    Re: He was naughty and he was a liar/a liar

    Sentence (2) is correct and a little more natural than (1).

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    #3

    Re: He was naughty and he was a liar/a liar

    In BrE, both are fine and I would be more likely to use #2.

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