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    Zero Article

    When should we not use any article in a sentence?
    I mean when is it appropriate not to use 'a', an' or 'the' in a sentence?

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    For a great summary all about the use of articles (including the zero article), see: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslart.html

    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    It's used with uncountable nouns when you're not being specific

    I like food. general
    I liked the food last night. specific


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