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    Hi, teachers.
    Are the next two sentences okay?
    1. He is a top player and an outstanding leader.
    2. He is a top player and outstanding leader.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Only #1 is OK.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    #3

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    hhs010120, as I have mentioned before, a better title would have been He is a top player and (an) outstanding leader.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Thanks for the reply, but I have seen people saying " He is a writer and actor," without the second article in front of the word "actor." What's the difference in ths case?

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    The adjective "outstanding" requires the article. "He is a top player and leader" would be OK.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    I get it. Thanks a lot.

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    #7

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    In the future, you might want to simply click "Thank" or "Like".

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