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    Hi

    Shall I say "Tea please" or "A tea please"

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    Re: article

    I would say: Tea, please. or A cup of tea, please.

    As tea is an uncountable noun, it's wrong to use the indefinite article there.

    http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/n...ountable_2.htm

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