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There are two kinds of articles: definite and indefinite.

The definite article (the) can be singular or plural.

The indefinite article (a or an) is singular, and cannot be used with a plural noun.

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A, An, The: General or Specific

Many sentences in English require a subject, a verb, and a direct object. Refer to this free guide to learn more about sentence structure and direct objects.

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