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    Rewrite the sentence using proper article - 01 Mark

    Points to Remember

    A, An and The are known as Articles.

    A, An and The are known as Articles.
    Articles are of two types.
    A] Indefinite Article: a, an.
    B] Definite article: The

    1) Indefinite Article: a, an. is used before indefinite person or thing.
    (A teacher: that is any teacher)
    2) It is used before singular countable noun.
    (A pen, a book, a cat etc.)

    2] Definite article: The is used before particular person or thing (we know it)
    1) He saw the teacher (particular teacher)
    2) The is used before singular countable, plural countable and uncountable noun. (The pen, the boy, the books,)


    Uses of ‘A’

    1)A is used before the word beginning with consonant.
    (A pen, a car, a class)
    2) A is used before a noun beginning with vowel but the sound is of consonant.
    (A European, A University, a one-eyed man, a unity)
    3) Before an adjective begins with consonant
    (a beautiful garden, a nice suggestion)

    Use of ‘An’

    1)An is used before the word beginning with a ‘vowel’ (a, e, i, o, u) sound.
    (An enemy, an ant, an orange)
    2) An is used before a word which begins consonant h but sound of vowel.
    (An hour, an honest, an heir)
    3) An is used before short forms:
    (An M.A., an M. Com., an SP, an MP)
    4) Before an adjective begins with vowel sound.
    (an old woman/ an inspiring story.)

    Use of definite article: The 

    1) Used when a singular noun represents a whole class/group.
    (The dogs is an honest animal, the rich should help the poor,
    The rose is a lovely flower.)
    2) Used before name of things unique of their kind
    (The sun, the moon, the sky, the Earth)
    3) Used before the ordinals (number)
    (The first, the second, the third)
    4) used before the word ‘same’ (the same boot, the same house)
    5) Before the name of newspaper magazines, holy books,
    -The times of India, the Lokmat times, the Hindu, the bible, the Vedas, the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, the twinkle,
    6) Musical Instruments: The violin, the flute, the piano,
    7) Superlative adjective: -The best, the most beautiful, the tallest
    8) Historical events: (Day)
    -The Republic day, the Independence Day, the mother’s day.
    9) Historical buildings or directions (sides): (If the direction follows a preposition or if it designates a definite region, use the definite article the. If it follows a verb, no article is used.)
    -The Tajmahal, The red fort, The East, The north, The right side, The left side)
    10) Names of Oceans, seas, rivers, desert, canals, group of islands, mountains.
    -The Indian Ocean, the Arabic sea, the Sahara, the Panama Canal, the Ganga, the Andmans and the Nicobars.
    11) Before the proper noun when it is compared to other.
    – Tukaram Maharaj is the Shakespeare of Maharashtra.
    12) When the same nouns are repeated, use ‘a/an’ before the first noun and ‘the’ before the second noun.
    -I saw a book. The book is very interesting.
    -I ate an apple yesterday. The apple was juicy and delicious.
    13) Plural name of a country.
    The USA, The USSR.
    Use the- before Bank, Organization: The State Bank of India,
    Use- ‘The’ before plural name of a ‘Surname’ to show the whole family.
    I saw the Ranes on the Bus station
    Use- a before the Noun which show number a dozen, hundred, a thousand.

    Do NOT use ‘the’ before:
    Lakes: Dal Lake (Jammu Kashmir), Hussain Sagar (Telangana), Shivsagar (Maharashtra). 
    Mountains: Mount Fuji, Mount Everest.
    Continents: Europe, Asia.
    Counties: India, England, Sweden.

    States: California, Maharashtra
    Cities, towns, villages: London, Paris, Mumbai, Lohara
    Islands: Bali, Hawaii.

    Names of languages and nationalities: Chinese, Russian (But use the for the population of the place e.g. ‘The Italians are known for their delicious food.’).
    Names of sports: cricket, baseball.
    Names of subjects: Art, Mathematics.

    Examples of Articles.

    1] —–Yamuna is a tributary of —–Ganga.
    2] He saw—–star shoting down towards —-earth.
    3] —- rich must always help—-poor.
    4] Being —-good teacher, he teaches in—-best way.
    5] It was—- excellent lunch. The meal cost him—-hundred and fifty rupees.
    6] In —significant development —- World Bank has cut interest rate.
    7] My teacher is—- M.A. in English and is—-honest teacher.
    8] My friend has got—opportunity in this company.
    9] —-best way to learn —–guitar is to find enthusiastic teacher.
    10] India witnesses —- second highest number of road accident.
    11] —–Indian express published this news.
    12] Lord Krishana would play —— flute. 
    13] My marveled at natural beauty of—-Narmada river.
    14] The expedition was—-first of its kind in our country.
    15] In most high income countries such as Sweden—-Us, Japan and Germany it ranged between 1.08 and 2.28.
    16] When I reached the college, students were playing—-football match—-match had reached —-interesting turn when—player was wounded —player belong to the opposite team.
    17] —Ranes could not get success in their task.
    18] Madhu is —- model and—-artist.
    19] They went East. (Insert articles where necessary and rewrite the sentence.)
    20] IRD Tata was—– amazing personality. He always help—poor of the country.
    21] It is paradoxical that—- average consumer can not decide anything.
    22] Mr. Rao is — doctor and his wife—- engineer.
    23] I read interesting story from Mahabharata.
    (Insert articles where necessary and rewrite the sentence.)
    24] I will lodge — FIR about your bad working.
    25] He is neither honest man nor capable one (insert articles)
    26] He is honoury member of best club in our area and MLA also. (Insert articles where necessary and rewrite the sentence.)
    27] It was headless trunk for a long time.
    28] My sister was always good at ——math.
    29] We had put in great effort in —fifth book.
    30] –Poverty free world would be—best.
    31] He had purchased new bike and bike is very strong. (Insert)
    32] By the year 2023, I shall complete — M. Com. With —first class.
    33] I shall give you —one rupee coin.
    34] Sitar entered the field and Veena lost its, supreme position (Insert articles where necessary and rewrite the sentence.)


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    #1. -------- sun sets beautifully over the horizon every evening..

    #2. My friend is ____ architect and designs beautiful buildings.

    #3. We visited ____ Eiffel Tower during our trip to Paris.

    #4. ---- apple ---- day keeps ----- doctor away.

    #5. ___ cat that we adopted from the shelter is very playful.

    #6. The police officer stopped ____ speeding car on the highway.

    #7. ____ tallest building in the city is a symbol of architectural innovation and engineering excellence.

    #8. I do not like going on holiday to ____ Maldives.

    #9. They must speak ____ Marathi in Maharashtra.

    #10. She is ----- United States senator.

    #11. Let’s go out for ----- dinner tonight.

    #12. I have --- dog and ---- cat. ---- dog is big and ---- cat is small.

    #13. New York is ----- largest city in ---- United States

    #14. ----- North is cooler than --- South.

    #15. The strangers asked me a address and went --- east.

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