Question

Fill in the blank with the correct or no article:
My reporting manager is ____ intelligent and ____ smart.

A

an; a

B

a; the

C

an; the

D

no articles

Easy

Solution

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Correct option is D)

The words 'intelligent' and 'smart' are both adjectives that modify the noun 'reporting manager'. Articles modify nouns, or when an adjective precedes a noun, then the article modifies the adjective. If an adjective is not followed by a noun then we don't use any article. Hence option D is correct. As the adjectives do not precede any nouns in this sentence, option D) no article would be correct and options A, B and C are incorrect.

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