English Short Notes:Article Rules

Dear SA’ians,
 Here we are providing the short notes on English topic (Adjective), which will help you to revise whole syllabus day by day…!!!

 

Shortcut Rule 1 : The indefinite article ‘A’  should be used before the word ‘Half’ when it follows a whole number.

Shortcut Rule 2 : The definite article ‘THE’ should be used with a comparative adjective if the phrase ‘of the two’ is used.

 

Shortcut Rule 3 : With the names of meals such as Break fast / Lunch / Dinner / Supper, no article should be used in a general way except in particular causes.

Shortcut Rule 4 : The + Positive Adjective represent the whole class, and take a plural verb.

Say ‘The poor are / The young are / The old are’ etc….

Shortcut Rule 5 : After Di- Transitive Verbs like Elect / Make / Appoint, articles should not be used except when they are used as Mono transitive verbs.

The Govt. has appointed a Committee (mono transitive)(As a mono transitive verb)

Shortcut Rule 6 : After type of / kind of / sort of / post of / title of / rank of / articles are not used.

Some Example For Better Understanding….!!

He is not that sort of a man. ☓

 

He is not that soft of man. ✔
He was promoted to the rank of a General manager. ☓
He was promoted to the rank of General manager. ✔
I stayed in Madras for one and half years. ☓
I stayed in Madras for one and a half years. ✔
He spent one and half a half rupee. ☓
He spent one and a half rupees. ✔
We appointed him a chairman.☓
We appointed him chairman ✔
We made him a leader ☓
We made him leader. ✔
I have the breakfast at 8 hrs in the morning ☓
I have breakfast at 8 hrs in the morning ✔
I have the breakfast at 8 hrs in the morning ☓
I have breakfast at 8 hrs in the morning ✔
I have the breakfast at 8 hrs in the morning ☓
I have breakfast at 8 hrs in the morning ✔

 

 

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