Omission of Articles
Articles are not used in the following cases: 1.With uncountable nouns when we make general statements. She likes reading book.(not reading a book) I like tea.(not a tea) 2.With the names of countries. Japan is a developed nation.(not the Japan) India is a democratic country.(not the India) 3.With he names of languages. Hindi is a national language of India.(not the Hndi) English is spoken allover the world.(not the English) 4.With the names of meals. Breakfast is the first meal of the day.(not the breakfast) We have lunch at mid-day.(not a lunch) 5.With proper nouns (the names of people, places etc.) Karthik is a doctor.(not the Karthik) Dellhi is the capital of India.(not the Delhi) 6. We do not use articles before years. India became a Republic in 1950. (not in the !950) The first battle of Panipat was fought in !526.(not in the !526)

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Articles are not used in the following cases: 1.With uncountable nouns when we make general statements. She likes reading book.(not reading a book) I like tea.(not a tea) 2.With the names of countries. Japan is a developed nation.(not the Japan) India is a democratic country.(not the India) 3.With he names of languages. Hindi is a national language of India.(not the Hndi) English is spoken allover the world.(not the English) 4.With the names of meals. Breakfast is the first meal of the day.(not the breakfast) We have lunch at mid-day.(not a lunch) 5.With proper nouns (the names of people, places etc.) Karthik is a doctor.(not the Karthik) Dellhi is the capital of India.(not the Delhi) 6. We do not use articles before years. India became a Republic in 1950. (not in the !950) The first battle of Panipat was fought in !526.(not in the !526)
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