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    #1

    Do I need use an article?

    Hello, do I need use "an" article in this case? -> "You are an arrogant"

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    #2

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    No.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    No, but you do need a full stop at the end.

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    #4

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    You are an arrogant man.
    You are arrogant.

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    #5

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    You are an arrogant man.
    You are arrogant.
    Who, me?

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    #6

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Who, me?
    No, you are not.

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    #7

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    No, you are not.

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    #8

    Re: Do I need use an article?

    I do see a lot of English learners trying to make nouns out of some adjectives. Many times I've seen something like "He is such a stupid!" I suspect that's mother tongue interference.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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