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    Indefinite article

    Hi everybody.

    I was wondering whether anybody could help me with the following sentence:

    'There is no furniture in the house except from a fridge in the kitchen.'

    I assume the above is correct, yet I can't recollect a grammar rule explaining the use of the indefinite article in the sentence.

    Thanks a lot in advance for your help.

    S~

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    Re: Indefinite article

    Hi seba

    Ex: There is no furniture in the house except for a fridge in the kitchen.

    Ex: There is no furniture in the house except for fridge in the kitchen.
    => fridge is a count noun: it requires a determiner.

    'a' = non-defined
    'the' = defined

    Ex: There is no furniture in the house except for the fridge in the kitchen <define> that we bought 20 years ago.

    Ex: There is no furniture in the house except for a fridge in the kitchen, <define> the one that we bought 20 years ago.

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