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    to be a subject to / to be subject to

    Are both expressions used in the meaning "to be affected by"? I have come across the one with the article (a) only in some textbooks, while dictionaries say "to be subject to" (without an article).

    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/subject_2

    Which one is correct?
    Last edited by englishhobby; 06-Apr-2014 at 08:23.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: to be a subject to / to be subject to

    In that context, the one without 'a' is correct.

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