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    Is a coconut tree a short tree?
    can any one tell me whether this sentence is correct. the way article "a" used seems wrong as per a friend of mine. but said it is correct. can someone tell me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeevanlk View Post
    Is a coconut tree a short tree?
    can any one tell me whether this sentence is correct. the way article "a" used seems wrong as per a friend of mine. but said it is correct. can someone tell me.
    To a native speaker, your use of "a" is fine.
    That sentence is exactly what a native speaker would say.

    buggles (not a teacher)

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