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    Could you please explain the usage of an indefinite articles before uncountable nouns proceded by adjectives, for instance:

    I am looking forward to an everlasting friendship
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    I am looking forward to everlasting friendship.

    And it would be very helpful of you if you provide a detailed answer with a wide range of examples.
    Thank you so much. This forum is something to crow about, indeed.

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    Re: The ARTICLE

    In your example, I would say 'an everlasting friendship' because I am referring to an instance of friendship (with that person), not friendship in general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In your example, I would say 'an everlasting friendship' because I am referring to an instance of friendship (with that person), not friendship in general.
    So what's the point of winking here?

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    Being friendly.

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    Wink Re: The ARTICLE

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Being friendly.

    Beware don't do this while you are in Pakistan, specially while looking towards any female otherwise you will not find any single friendly person around you. :)


    are or were?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim View Post
    Beware don't do this while you are in Pakistan, specially while looking towards any female otherwise you will not find any single friendly person around you. :)


    are or were?

    You two are funny
    Beware of doing this when [you are] in Pakistan, especially when looking at a woman. Otherwise, you will not find any single friendly person around you.

    Just how I would say this...hope you don't mind
    Fiona

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiona bramble View Post
    You two are funny
    Beware of doing this when [you are] in Pakistan, especially when looking at a woman. Otherwise, you will not find any single friendly person around you.

    Just how I would say this...hope you don't mind
    Fiona
    Hello Fiona,

    Oh no why should I mind? :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim View Post
    Beware don't do this while you are in Pakistan, specially while looking towards any female otherwise you will not find any single friendly person around you. :)


    are or were?
    I'll leave the emoticons at home when I visit Karachi.

    PS are

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    Tdol, thanks a lot.

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