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    #1

    Do we repeat articles?

    Hi,

    Just a quick question. Do we repeat articles in these cases: She was a woman with a small chest and (a) huge tummy.

    I am assuming that (a) can be avoided in such cases?

    Mr. X

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    #2

    Re: Do we repeat articles?

    I don't think that the a can be devided .

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    #3

    Re: Do we repeat articles?

    The second a is optional.

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: Do we repeat articles?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The second a is optional.

    Rover
    I think it's better with the second "a".


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    #5

    Re: Do we repeat articles?

    Do not omit articles in lists, because lists can contain items with different or no articles. For example:
    She has a big butt and large breasts.
    In this case, since "breasts" is plural, we use no article. If the second body part is singular, keep the article.

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