The Zero Article (no article)

This page will teach you when and how to use the zero article (no article).

We use the zero article with…

1- Plural countable nouns

Two cars were parked in his driveway.

2- Uncountable nouns

Coffee is popular with people who work a nine to five job.

3- Generalisations with abstract nouns

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Teaching your children independence is very important.

4- Generalisations with plural countable nouns

Flowers usually grow in spring.

Bananas have potassium, which gives you energy.

5- Generalisations with uncountable nouns

Pollution is bad for the environment.

6- The names of most people and places

I live in Warsaw.

We went to Florida for our vacation.