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Fill in each blank with a, an, the or some. Leave the blanks empty if necessary.

Click the sentences to see the answers.

Example: There must be _____ way to knock _____ nail in without using _____ hammer.

There must be some way to knock the nail in without using a hammer.

1. Park your car at _____ side of _____ house.

1. Park your car at the side of the house.

2. Last night, I saw _____ UFO high up in _____ sky.

2. Last night, I saw an UFO high up in the sky.

3. There is _____ water in _____ jug on _____ table.

3. There is some water in the jug on the table.

4. There was _____ old woman living next door. She once offered me _____ cup of coffee and ____ cake.

4. There was an old woman living next door. She once offered me a cup of coffee and some cake.

5. He goes to work by _____ car, but yesterday he went by _____ bus.

5. He goes to work by car, but yesterday he went by bus.

6. There is _____ man at _____ gate. I think he is holding _____ things for you.

6. There is a man at the gate. I think he is holding some things for you.

7. He left in _____ hurry after eating _____ bowl of porridge, and _____ apple.

7. He left in a hurry after eating a bowl of porridge, and an apple.

8. I nearly met with _____ accident yesterday and could have landed in _____ hospital.

8. I nearly met with an accident yesterday and could have landed in the hospital.

9. _____ best way to quench your thirst on _____ hot day is to drink _____ glass of _____ iced tea.

9. The best way to quench your thirst on a hot day is to drink a glass of iced tea.

10. I bought _____ grapes from _____ stall. On _____ way home, I ate them and had none left when I reached _____ home.

10. I bought some grapes from a stall. On the way home, I ate them and had none left when I reached home.

11. I must go to _____ bank and change _____ money. I need to pay _____ bill.

11. I must go to the bank and change some money. I need to pay a bill.

12. Grandma is going to be very weak for _____ long time after _____ operation, so she'll need _____ lot of _____ care.

12. Grandma is going to be very weak for a long time after the operation, so she'll need a lot of care.

13. This is _____ new TV; yet, we have been having _____ problems with it over _____ last few weeks.

13. This is a new TV; yet, we have been having some problems with it over the last few weeks.

14. You must clean _____ books and _____ shelf, especially _____ top shelf as they are covered with _____ dust.

14. You must clean the books and the shelf, especially the top shelf as they are covered with dust.

15. You are going to wash _____ car. I can fetch _____ pail of _____ water for you while you get _____ soap and _____ brush too.

15. You are going to wash the car. I can fetch a pail of water for you while you get a soap and a brush too.