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Indefinite Article

In English, there are 3 articles. They are the adjectives a, an and theThe is called the definite article as it is used to indicate something specific; whereas, a and an are called the indefinite articles as they are used to indicate something unspecific.


Would you like a pear? (an unspecific pear, i.e., any pear)
Would you like the pear? (a specific pear)

Interactive example:

I'm not a bitch. I'm the bitch! [indefinite article]
Associated pages:
Glossary of grammatical terms
When to use an and a

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