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    musicgold is offline Banned
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    Article before French

    Hi all,

    Do I have to use an article before” French” in the following sentence?

    Assume you are French and own a portfolio of US stocks.

    Generally I have seen that people use articles before such adjectives.
    For example, He is an Indian; she is an American.



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    Nov 2007

    Re: Article before French

    1. Assume you are a French national and own a portfolio of US stocks.

    2 Assume you are a Frenchman and own a portfolio of US stocks.

    Your original sentence is an abbreviation of (1) where "French' is an adjective.
    In 2, it is a noun, just as an Indian, an Englishman etc and so needs an article.

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