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When I want to describe someone, can I say:
He is a hardworking, and a well-behaved person.
I am not sure if the second article should be used and also is it wrong to use a comma before 'and'? I have seen it being used in some books.
I don't think you can say that someone who is well-behaved is the same as a "good" person. I like to think I'm a good person where it counts, but there have been times when I haven't been very well behaved. Well-behaved women rarely make history!
However, I am 100% in agreement with your article use.
Last edited by emsr2d2; 04-Jan-2014 at 11:49. Reason: typo
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.
Interestingly, though, the word "good" is frequently used to mean "well-behaved" when referring to children.
- Were you a good girl at school today?
- Yes. I was very good.
- That's really lovely to hear. I will buy you a present as a reward.
Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.