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Article practice - (L)

Complete the gaps with 'a', 'an', 'the' or 'X' (no article)

The Position of the Article

Add the definite or indefinite article to the following adjectives and nouns in brackets and put it into the correct position.

  1. Mr Brench asked Bob how (close, friend) Simon had been of Daniel Robins.
    _________
  2. Henry had seldom tasted so (good, dish)
    _________
  3. I have lost my key and have been looking for it for (half, hour).
    _________
  4. This is too (important, question) to leave open.
    _________
  5. The news was (quite, relief) to him.
    _________
  6. How (terrible, prospect)!
    _________
  7. A few days ago, Mrs Smith took lessons in cooking (twice, week).
    _________
  8. The more education a woman has, the more likely she is to be at work, and more than (half, women) college graduates are employed.
    _________
  9. TV keeps families together and prevents (many, man) from spending his evenings in the pub.
    _________
  10. That sounds (quite, possibility).
    _________
  11. It was too (small, reward) for such a great deed.
    _________
  12. We have more than (twice, acreage) of woodland than we inherited at the turn of the century.
    _________
  13. While unemployment has remained slightly below its year-ago level since May, (both, degree) and the pace of its decline have been disappointing.
    _________
  14. Everyone should have as (good, chance) as everyone else of achieving wealth by his own efforts.
    _________
  15. With so (great, proportion) of the young people entering higher education there is a problem of maintaining academic standards.
    _________
  16. Washington is hot and moist, and has just about as (unpleasant, climate) as can be found in the whole country.
    _________
  17. You have (quite, opinion) of yourself.
    _________

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