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    #1

    (an) advice, (a) help

    Hi, please can you tell me what's correct and why, thanks a lot.

    I need a help or an advice.
    I need help or advice.


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    Re: (an) advice, (a) help

    Quote Originally Posted by Tapies View Post
    Hi, please can you tell me what's correct and why, thanks a lot.

    I need a help or an advice.
    I need help or advice.
    You do not need the articles with these nouns.

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    Re: (an) advice, (a) help

    The words "advice" and "help" are noncount nouns. Say:
    I need some advice.

    or

    I need some help.
    You could also say:
    I need your advice.

    or

    I need your help.

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    #4

    Re: (an) advice, (a) help

    Thank you Ron.

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