Can I write ' a new shoes'? Thanks.

asked Apr 30 '12 at 15:57 May New member

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The rules about using an article can be confusing. Generally, you need to use an article before nouns, but not in all cases.  You can just write:


I bought new shoes. 

link answered Apr 30 '12 at 17:15 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

The funny thing is, Lewis, I'm not actually girlie girl & avoid shopping unless it is a social activity. I wear sneakers most days, but I do have a pair of pumps, a pair of flats, & some hiking boots.

Patty TMay 01 '12 at 01:30

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Certainly not. I would say " a new shoe"

link answered Apr 30 '12 at 16:01 sanjay Expert

the new shoes? Thanks.

MayApr 30 '12 at 16:09

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