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  1. englishhobby's Avatar
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    What bright sun! / What A bright sun!

    Which is correct?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: What bright sun! / What A bright sun!

    What bright sunshine!

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    Re: What bright sun! / What A bright sun!

    Hi,

    As far as I know, only the second option is OK.

    Greetings,

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: What bright sun! / What A bright sun!

    It would be quite odd to say "What a bright sun!" There is only one sun which we refer to on a regular basis (the one at the centre of our solar system) so we wouldn't need to use "a".

    However, I suppose if I were an astronomer and I were to look into space and stare at another sun at the centre of another solar system, and that sun was very bright, I could exclaim "What a bright sun!"

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