English grammar rule A uncountable

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You can only use the indefinite article with singular, countable nouns. Definite articles must be used with uncountable nouns, but always in the singular form (this, that). Also, don’t use a or an with any other determiner. .


Examples of 'A uncountable' rule
  1. Incorrect You have already received a that book.
    Correct You have already received that book.
    Incorrect Jennifer spent time in a traffic this morning.
    Correct Jennifer spent time in traffic this morning.
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