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  1. Rathnasri's Avatar
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    #1

    Is this sentence right?

    around this area, there is no such a guy.

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    #2

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Not a teacher.

    You could say,"There is no such guy around".

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    #3

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Thank you very much aachu..

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    #4

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Quote Originally Posted by aachu View Post
    Not a teacher.

    You could say,"There is no such guy around".
    As the original had "around this area", I'd be more inclined to say "There's no such guy around here".

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    #5

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    As the original had "around this area", I'd be more inclined to say "There's no such guy around here".
    Or, "There is no such guy in this area".

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    #6

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    why did you omit the article ''a'' in the original sentence? Is it wrong to say :

    There is no such a guy around here.

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    #7

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Yes, omit the "a."

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    #8

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    why did you omit the article ''a'' in the original sentence? Is it wrong to say :

    There is no such a guy around here.
    Wow, he is such a guy!
    She's such a silly girl.

    There is no such thing as a free lunch.
    There is no such person as Santa Claus.
    Sarah? There's no such girl living at this address.

    So, as you can see, in the positive we keep the indefinite article. In the negative, we don't.

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    #9

    Re: Is this sentence right?

    Why? Is there a difference when using SUCH A and just SUCH?

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