[General] It is said to be colgate/a colgate.

arjitsharma

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Which one is correct?
1. It is said to be colgate.
2. It is said to be a colgate.

Is a context where I don't have to add an article before noun.
 

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If you're talking about toothpaste you don't want an article.
And you would have to use a capital C: "Colgate."

However, if you're talking about a person who is presumably a member of the Colgate family, you can write:

"He is said to be a Colgate."
 

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What's the wider context? I am afraid that the sentences don't make that much sense without some explanation.
 
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